The Bay Area school : Californian artists from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s / Thomas Williams.Publisher: Farnham, UK ; Burlington, VT : [London] : Lund Humphries ; in association with Thomas Williams Fine Art Ltd, 2013Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781848221239 (hbk.)Subject(s): Art, American -- California -- 20th century -- Catalogs | Abstract expressionism -- United States | Figurative art -- California -- San Francisco Bay AreaDDC classification: 709.7946109045 LOC classification: N6535.S3 | W55 2013
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : the origins of the San Francisco Bay Area School -- San Francisco and the abstract expressionist revolution -- Figuration and non-figuration -- After abstract expressionism -- An adventurer, a discoverer, an inventor -- Drawings of the Bay Area School.
Tracing the development of abstract expressionism and the counter-blast of figurative art on the West Coast of America during a decisive period, this publication marks a milestone in the on-going understanding of the post-war art scene in the United States.-- Source other than Library of Congress.