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New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939 celebrates the spirited trends in abstraction of the interwar period.
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Thannhauser: The Thannhauser Collection of the Guggenheim Museum
Contributions by Colin B. Bailey, Albert Boime, Beth Archer Brombert, Anne F. Collins, Matthew Drutt, Ann Dumas, Elizabeth W. Easton, Michael Fitzgerald, Jack Flam, Fred Licht, Joachim Pissarro, Theodore Reff, Robert Rosenblum, Richard Shiff, Belinda Thomson, Paul Tucker, and Mary Weaver
Published in 2001
224 pages with 120 color illustrations
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 inches
Bequeathed to the Guggenheim Museum by Justin K. Thannhauser, this sparkling collection features important works from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modernist periods, including 32 paintings and works on paper by Picasso. In addition to the impeccable reproductions of every work in the collection, this book includes a fascinating new essay on Thannhauser, a leading art dealer in pre-World War II Europe whose family's gallery was the first to represent Picasso as well as the Blue Rider Group. This revised edition includes two essays on the period as well as a dozen insightful texts on the highlights of the collection, which include paintings by Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Renoir, van Gogh and, of course, Picasso.