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H.C. Westermann

Michael Rooks

H.C. Westermann

exhibition catalogue and catalogue raisonné of objects

by Michael Rooks

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Published by Museum of Contemporary Art, in association with H.N. Abrams in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westermann, H. C. -- 1922- -- Exhibitions,
  • Westermann, H. C. -- 1922- -- Catalogues raisonnés

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Rooks and Lynne Warren ; with essays by Dennis Adrian ... [et al.]
    GenreExhibitions, Catalogues raisonnés
    ContributionsWestermann, H. C. 1922-, Warren, Lynne, Adrian, Dennis, 1937-, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.W44 A4 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination398 p. :
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17041822M
    ISBN 100810945657
    LC Control Number2002275247

      “Homage to American Art (Dedicated to Elie Nadelman)” is one of 38 sculptures in “See America First,” a terrific exhibition of works by the great American visionary H. C. Westermann ( H.C. Westermann. H.C. Westermann is the first posthumous retrospective of American sculptor H.C. Westermann and will present a comprehensive survey of the artist's innovative sculptural work from the early s through , the year of his death. The exhibition features approximately sculptures and 20 works on paper and incorporates works never seen before in public, including 11 of the.

      Work by H.C. Westermann, a gift from Sharon and Thurston Twigg-Smith to The Contemporary Museum, will be on view at the museum through Feb. 22, Curator James Jensen talks about the artist. This is a comprehensive look at the sculpture work of H. C. Westermann. Excellent paper stock, solid binding, and large, full-color illustrations throughout. This really is one of the best books production-wise and of course, the artwork is excellent. With this book it felt like the definitive story.

    H. C. Westermann (Horace Clifford "Cliff" Westermann) (Decem – November 3, ) was a highly influential and important American sculptor and printmaker whose art constituted a scathing commentary on militarism and materialism. His sculptures frequently incorporated traditional carpentry and marquetry techniques. Collection Info H.C. Westermann Study Collection. The H. C. Westermann Study Collection at the Smart Museum of Art is one of the most significant public collections of artwork and archival material related to Westermann’s life and work.


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H.C. Westermann by Michael Rooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a comprehensive look at the sculpture work of H. Westermann. Excellent paper stock, solid binding, and large, full-color illustrations throughout.

This really is one of the best books production-wise and of course, the artwork is excellent. With this book it felt like the definitive story of H.C.

Westermann has been told.5/5(2). This is a comprehensive look at the sculpture work of H. Westermann. Excellent paper stock, solid binding, and large, full-color illustrations throughout. This really is one of the best books production-wise and of course, the artwork is excellent.

With this book it 5/5(2). H C WESTERMANN Download H C Westermann ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to H C Westermann book pdf for free now. Letters From H C Westermann. Author: Horace Clifford Westermann ISBN: UOM Genre: Art File Size: MB.

The Devil's Handyman / Robert Storr 16 --H.C. Westermann's Sculptures, Fragments of a Critical Introduction / Dennis Adrian 34 --"Right Where I Live": H.C. Westermann's American Experience / Lynne Warren 50 --"I Made a Deal with God": H.C.

Westermann's House and Studio / Michael Rooks 64 H.C. Westermann book Exhibition History --Group. Get this from a library. H.C. Westermann. [H C Westermann; Lynne Warren; Michael Rooks; Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)] -- "This volume, published on the occasion of a major exhibition organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, is the first comprehensive study of Westermann's sculptures, which are examined.

H.C. Westermann is known for his folkloric sculptures and works on paper that pair strong moral commentary with playfulness and humor, particularly in his recurring image of the Death Ship.

Influenced by his combat experience in World War II and Korea, he frequently depicted scenes of ships burning or sinking among doomed human figures in rat Gender: Male. The irony and antic sense of humor that animate the work of H.

Westermann (&#;) and make it so accessible are evident on every page of this volume, the first comprehensive study of the artist in over 20 years. Published to accompany a major traveling exhibition of Westermann's Author: Dennis Adrian. H.C. Westermann was born in Los Angeles, California in He attended Los Angeles City College for two years beginning in before enlisting in the U.S.

Marine Corps, from which he went on to fight against Japan in the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. (Horace Clifford) Westermann worked variously as a gandy dancer, sailor, acrobat, and carpenter. And he brought the considerable physicality demanded by these trades to his art.

Westermann’s toned physique was adorned by tattoos, including a nautical swallow above each pectoral that commemorated his naval service during World War II and. Michael Rooks is the author of H.C.

Westermann ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Alex Katz ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, /5. Letters from H.C. Westermann by H. Westermann; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Correspondence, American Drawing, Drawing, American, Sculptors.

H.C. Westermann at War: Art and Manhood in Cold War America David McCarthy Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press,pp., pages, black-and-white illustrations, $ clothbound.

The sculptor H.C. Westermann has always occupied an anomalous role in histories of mid-twentieth century American art. to Martha Westermann (later Martha Westermann Renner), App. 3, now at the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago (The H. Westermann Study Collection, Gift of.

This book examines the antiwar work of one American artist in relation to the cultural history of the Cold War. The study provides new and detailed information on this important artist, while also contributing to the study of masculinity, dissent, art, violence, and war in the last half of the twentieth century.

Horace Clifford (H. C.) Westermann (–) created a meticulously crafted and highly personal body of work that defies easy categorization. He blended imagery born of profound personal experiences—especially apparent in the Death Ship and other motifs related to his searing experiences in World War II—with bawdy, absurd, or unsettling.

On view H.C. Westermann, Memorial to the Idea of Man If He Was an Idea, H.C. Westermann, Untitled (for Gregory N. Westermann), H.C. Westermann, Billy Penn, The American sculptor, painter, draftsman, and printmaker H.C.

Westermann () was a central figure in American art, lauded as an American original who steadfastly followed his own finely crafted and keenly ironic sensibilities. Published in conjunction with the David and Alfred Smart Museum's "See America First" exhibit, this book. H. Westermann awaits a full-scale biography; David McCarthy's book is not one, nor does it claim to be.

Instead, McCarthy's work is a study in some depth of just one theme: the artistic significance of the fact that his subject was a combat marine in World War II and Korea. McCarthy convincingly demonstrates that “the experience of war Author: John Ibson.

Yin-wong Cheung, Frank Westermann, Paul De Grauwe, Philip R. Lane, Agustin Benetrix Published by MIT Press () ISBN ISBN Free Online Library: "H.

Westermann". (Exhibition notes). by "New Criterion"; Literature, writing, book reviews Political science Sculptors Exhibitions Sculpture War Portrayals Wars. November 2 - Decem Death Ship: Tribute to H.C. Westermann. Billy Al Bengston, Meg Cranston, Roy Dowell, Zach Harris, Adam D.

Miller, Laura Owens, Jon Pylypchuk, Matt Paweski, Andrew Sexton and H.C. Westermann Death Ship brings together the works of nine LA based artists to be shown alongside a woodblock print by seminal artist H.C. Westermann (who at one time was also an LA native).H.

Westermann. 22 records. Include records without images. Great Mother Womb. See America First II. See America First VII. See America First XII. See America First VI. See America First XIII. See America First III. See America First IV.

See America First VIII. See America First X. See America First IX.Westermann, age 9, Los Angeles H. C. Westermann. Marine Corps portrait. 96 Enterprise severely damaged in kamikaze attack, and Wes- termann returned to the United States.

After two and a half years at sea, Westermann was court-martialed for drunk- .