New Art City
by sabine7 / May 7, 2006

New Art City by Jed Perl, art critic for the New Republic, is a comprehensive history of the New York art world from the 1940’s through to the 1970’s. From the nooks and crannies inhabited by the lives and works of post-war emerging artists to the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim, Perl guides readers through an ever-changing dynamic and landscape. The book is characterized by a variety of artists such as Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Hans Hoffman, Fairfield Porter and Donald Judd, as well as a slew of writers, critics, patrons and those captivated by the art scene of Manhattan.
Hardcover, 656 pages, Knopf, 2005, $22.05 at Amazon.

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