Painting Paintings (David Reed) 1975
ART / Individual Artists / General
Apr 04, 2017
6.79 x 9.26 x 0.69 in
120 COLOR AND B/W ILLUSTRATION
Gagosian / Rizzoli
A beautiful showcase of David Reed’s 1974–75 paintings and related works.
A companion to the upcoming exhibition of Reed’s 1974–75 brushstroke paintings, this book features color plates of works originally exhibited in 1975 at Susan Caldwell Gallery. Along with installation images and plates from that seminal exhibition, related paintings, performances, and film images appear throughout the book in the form of a visual essay. New texts by Richard Hell and Reed appear alongside reprints from the time, including the original exhibition text by Paul Auster. A conversation between Katy Siegel and artist Christopher Wool unfolds the significance and legacy of Reed’s early work.
Features 100 color and black and white illustrations.
Archival texts intermingle with new essays by the artist himself and musician Richard Hell.
Includes an illustrated chronology of the artist’s work.