Part art book, part gardening book, this new, lavishly illustrated edition charts the history of the world’s most visited garden, lovingly created by artist Claude Monet at Giverny. Four chapters trace the garden through the seasons, paying special attention to the light and atmosphere which so preoccupied Monet and became the inspiration and focus of his art.
David Zwirner has been known for years as one of the most crucial players on the international art market, representing artists such as Josef Albers, Marlene Dumas, Dan Flavin and Richard Serra, just to name a few. Having established itself on the fine art scene, in 2014 the gallery opened a publishing house, David Zwirner
Scenic artists are masters of a bewildering range of skills, from faux finishes, ageing, texturing and poly sculpting to trompe l’oeil, marbling, ragging and wood graining. Yet while their work is a crucial part of a stage, film or TV production, they are for the most part unsung heroes, happy for their work to remain literally in the background.
Alice Neel (1900-1984) was one of the most significant American painters of the 20th century. Her psychologically charged portraits tell intimate and unconventional stories about people living on the margins of society and in subcultures, the New York cultural elite, minorities, Andy Warhol’s superstars, ordinary New Yorkers and her own family. Seemingly etched into her paintings are her own stresses of life as a feminist and single parent in a largely male-dominated art world.