Simon Hantaï - Transatlantique

Simon Hantaï - Publisher Transatlantique / ER PUBLISHING - Ouvrage broché - 144 pages - Text in Bilingue Français / English - Published in 2021

Molly Warnock invites seven American artists to write on the work of Simon Hantaï. A major artist of the second half of the 20th century, Hantaï developed an immense and multifaceted work, passing from Surrealism to gestural and written paintings and, finally, the invention of the folding method.

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Model 9781649213693
Artist Simon Hantaï
Author Sous la direction de Molly Warnock
Publisher Transatlantique / ER PUBLISHING
Format Ouvrage broché
Number of pages 144
Language Bilingue Français / English
Dimensions 190 x 100
Published 2021

The authors Julie Ault, Sarah Crowner, Odili Donald Odita, Eileen Quinlan, David Reed, Pieter Schoolwerth and James Siena share their views on this master of abstraction.

Molly Warnock is an art critic and art historian based in Baltimore. The author of Simon Hantaï and the Reserves of Painting (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020) and Penser la Peinture: Simon Hantaï (Gallimard, 2012), she has written widely on modern and contemporary art for, among other journals, Artforum, Art in America, Les Cahiers du Musée National d'Art Moderne, Tate Papers,, and Journal of Contemporary Painting, as well as for numerous European and U.S. exhibition catalogues. In 2010, she curated a double exhibition of Simon Hantaï's work for the Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris, and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, and wrote the accompanying catalogue.

Simon Hantaï (1922-2008) was a painter born in Hungary. He moved to France in 1948. He is considered as a major figure of the abstract painting. He produced a complex and multiple work marked starting 1960 by the use of "folding as a method".

Edited by Molly Warnock. Texts by Julie Ault, Sarah Crowner, Odili Donald Odita, Eileen Quinlan, David Reed, Pieter Schoolwerth, James Siena. Translated by Fabienne Durand-Bogaert. Graphic design: Catherine Barluet and Jean François Maurige.


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