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
Monumental is a word often applied to descriptions of Jay DeFeo’s The Rose. With an estimated weight of 2,000-3,000 pounds, “monumental” is hardly a misnomer. However what might strike visitors to the Whitney Museum’s recently opened DeFeo retrospective is not simply the heft of the piece but its surprising serenity.
Follow @yaleARTbooks An interaction with the works of Jasper Johns is an interaction with the processes of perception. His enormous impact on the development of Pop art, Minimalism and Conceptual art in the 1950s and 1960s had much to do with his dedication to and manipulation of our limits of