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A Conversation about Joan Mitchell

By Sarah Roberts and Katy Siegel Yale University Press and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are very pleased to publish a sweeping and beautifully produced retrospective of the artist Joan Mitchell. The book, which accompanies an exhibition that will open in September at the San Francisco Museum of

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Negative Rhythm: Intersections Between Arp, Kandinsky, Münter, and Taeuber

Bibiana K. Obler— Here’s an assignment. Read my book. Then read the following excerpt from a letter from Wassily Kandinsky to Hans Arp, dated November 1912: The disharmoniousness (one might say, the negative rhythm) of the individual forms was that which primarily drew me, attracted me, during the period to

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The Feininger “Family Business”

Covering the full breadth of Lyonel Feininger’s artistic career, a major retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, “Lyonel Feininger: At the Edge of the World”, places him as a central figure in developing early 20th-century forms and the conversations that took place between German and American styles of art.