New York: Cheim & Read, 2018. 8vo. [ca 80 pp.]. Hard Covers. Very Good+. Illustrated paper covered boards. Bottom right corner bumped, else Near Fine. Pages fine. Color and B&W plates throughout.
"Many of Amer's paintings make art historical references in subversive and humorous ways. White Girls and White-RFGA subtly makes racial commentary, critiquing whiteness as a convention while addressing Robert Ryman. Landscape with Black Mountains-RFGA conflates the female form as a pastoral setting. The cascading and pooling thread, omnipresent in Amer's work, recalls Jackson Pollock. Sorkin writes in the catalogue essay, "Ghada Amer has utilized the lush landscape of the art historical past from which to plunder-re-casting the role of women as subject, versus object. This exhibition will present, for the first time in depth, the artist's recent foray into ceramics.
ISBN: 1944316132 9781944316136. Item #18-6019