John Altoon drawings and prints by John Altoon

Cover of: John Altoon | John Altoon

Published by Whitney Museum of American Art in New York .

Written in English

Read online

Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 2 November-12 December 1971.

Book details

Statement[catalogue] by Walter Hopps and Elke Solomon.
ContributionsHopps, Walter., Solomon, Elke., Whitney Museum of American Art.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13763521M

Download John Altoon

John Altoon [Peter Selz, John Altoon, Andrea Hales, Milton Wexler] on stpaullimoservice.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This catalogue documents the history of artist John Altoon and his role as one of the key Californian abstract stpaullimoservice.com: Peter Selz, John Altoon. Jun 26,  · John Altoon [Carol S. Eliel, Paul McCarthy, Monica Majoli, Monique Prieto] on stpaullimoservice.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of artists.5/5(1).

John Altoon (November 5, - February 8, ), an American artist, was born in Los Angeles to immigrant Armenian parents. From – he attended the Otis Art Institute, from to he also attended the Art Center College John Altoon book Design in Los Angeles, and in the Chouinard Art stpaullimoservice.com was a prominent figure in the LA art scene in the s and stpaullimoservice.com: November 5,Los Angeles.

John Altoon was an American artist whose figurative, abstract paintings were heavily influenced by Abstract Expressionism. View John Altoon’s artworks on artnet.

Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available works on paper, paintings, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the stpaullimoservice.comality: American.

About John Altoon. This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of artists.

Get this from a library. John Altoon. [Carol S Eliel; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.;] -- "This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist's work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance.

In the course of his brief artistic career, John Altoon made an explosive impression on the Los Angeles art community of the s and ’60s, in part because of his volatile personality. Altoon was a member of the Ferus Gallery scene, alongside Robert Irwin, Ed Kienholz, and Ed Ruscha.

He produced drawings, paintings, and prints of overt Nationality: American. Mar 31,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of John Altoon books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Background Altoon was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on November 5, Education John Altoon attended the Otis College of Art John Altoon book Design between andthe Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles from toand also the Chouinard Art Institute (now part of the California Institute of the Arts) in Published by Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Artwork by John Altoon.

Contributions by Andrea Hales, Milton Wexler. Text by Peter Selz. This catalogue documents the history of artist John Altoon and his role as one of the key Californian abstract expressionist.

ARTBOOK | D.A.P. Catalog SPRING Art Monographs. Distributor Availability: Out of print. John Altoon was a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, this book examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of John Altoon book.

This book includes photographs of many previously undocumented works as well as a historical and contextual essay, a distinctive text by artist Paul McCarthy, and brief statements by Monica Majoli, Monique Prieto, Laura Owens, and Barbara T.

Smith"-- This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the Brand: Carol S Eliel.

Area Life Keep your face to the sun. We all have problems occasionally and there are times when we feel like we’ve been punched in the gut. I felt like this a couple of months ago when one. About The Astonishing Works of John Altoon.

A beautifully produced monograph devoted to the paintings and drawings of John Altoon, a central figure in the Los Angeles art scene of the s and s. Jun 19,  · John Altoon, "Untitled",from the Hyperion series Oil on canvas the late curator Walter Hopps, the late therapist Milton Wexler and dealer/writer/curator Klaus Kertess.

The book provides an intimate presentation of a much-loved artist along with some pretty and some smutty pictures.

Banner image: John Altoon's Ocean Park Series #8. Unearthed: The Rediscovery of John Altoon. Maxwell Williams. Maxwell Williams is a freelance writer based in Cypress Park, Los Angeles. His essays about art and culture have appeared in The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, W, Grantland, Interview, The Hollywood Reporter, GOOD, and Art in America.

From the typeface of “The Godfather Author: Maxwell Williams. May 20,  · Praise for The Astonishing Works of John Altoon "A handsome thing, with thick cardboard covers featuring the bold graphic lettering that Altoon used for the covers of.

This is the slender sixteen page catalogue published in conjunction with the posthumous exhibition of drawings by noted Venice artist John Altoon held at Ed and Nancy Kienholz' Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery. Its sole text is a heartfelt reminiscence of Altoon and Ferus Gallery days by Kienholz.

Recently while looking through the book Photographing the LA Art Scene, –, I came across an intriguing image: a photograph of artist John Altoon teaching a drawing class at Art stpaullimoservice.com caught my attention was that in place of a typical life-drawing setup (in which students draw from a nude model), the photograph shows easel-toting students grouped around two jazz musicians.

Feb 04,  · The guy hired for the job was aspiring young artist Ed Moses, along with his friends Walter Hopps, John Altoon and Craig Kauffman.

This in itself is wildly funny and strange. That story is a. His collaboration with John is included in the book. I have essentially culled through all the all too few catalogs and john and selected the best essays.

John Altoon: Advertising Satire. John Altoon ('49) was an important presence in the L.A. art scene of the s and '60s. As a member of the Ferus Gallery (Venice) group, he applied an expressionistic style to painting the bohemian life of the city streets and beaches.

What is Whitepages people search. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states.

We provide answers to over 2 million searches every day, helping 35 million users. Click to read more about John Altoon: 12 Paintings by John Altoon. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

All about John Altoon: 12 Paintings by John Altoon. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Book descriptionsAuthor: John Altoon. The page exhibition catalogue—the first major book on the artist’s career—is co-published with DelMonico Books/Prestel.

This publication reproduces many John Altoon, photo by Jon Gordon, courtesy Cecilia Dan Fine Art (right) John Altoon, Untitled,from the portfolio About Women. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for John Altoon (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of artists.

Exhibition: John Altoon On View: June 8–September 14, (Image Captions on Page 3) The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents the first major retrospective of John Altoon (–), an artist whose brief but significant career unfolded in The page exhibition catalogue—the first major book on the artist’s.

John Altoon (–) was one of the most outspoken, charismatic, and complex figures of Los Angeles’s Ferus Gallery scene of the late s and s. Like many Los Angeles artists, Altoon attended art school on the GI Bill, first at Otis Art Institute and then at Art Center in Pasadena.

Travels. Feb 19,  · Altoon was trained as an illustrator (he studied at Otis Art Institute from –49, Art Center College of Design from –50, and Chouinard Art Institute in ), and among the greatest revelations of John Altoon are his –64 inks on illustration board. John ALTOON About women: from a set of ten prints for a book (purple outline with green, pinks and orange) GEMINI, Ltd.

About women: from a set of ten prints for a book (purple outline with green, pinks and orange) John ALTOON About women: from the set of ten prints for a book (red outline) GEMINI, Ltd.

John Altoon was well known for his pencil and ink drawings (ca. ss), mostly contained in sketchbooks and tablets, as well as numerous loose sketches and several mixed-media works on board. Altoon - WWII Navy service in the Pacific. John Altoon was a friend and an influence on artist Ed Ruscha.

Unearthed: The Rediscovery of John Altoon. T From the typeface of “The Godfather” book cover to the Noguchi table, the influence of Japanese American artists and designers in postwar American art and design is unparalleled. Learn how the World War II incarceration affected their lives and creations.

Jun 03,  · This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of artists.

Renowned as much for his charismatic and mercurial personality as for his vibrant and visceral drawings and paintings, John Altoon is perhaps the least familiar of. With an exhibition checklist. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper.

This is the catalogue published in conjunction with a posthumous Walter Hopps-curated Whitney Museum of American Art retrospective of fifty drawings and lithographs by the quirky Los Angeles-based, Ferus Gallery-affiliated artist John Altoon. Apr 11,  · The Guardian - Back to home.

'These guys were flying blind': new book explores Los Angeles art of the 60s These guys included Ed Ruscha. Jun 12,  · Although John Altoon had all the academic credentials, and even taught college art classes at Los Angeles' Art Center, where he'd done his undergraduate work aroundhis art was not really exceptional.L.A.

born inAltoon was of the right generation to embrace Abstract Expressionism, which he did. In the actress married west coast abstract painter John Altoon.

They spent their honeymoon in Reno, Nevada. Both led busy lives and enjoyed their time away from work by relaxing in a home they remodeled in the San Fernando Valley of California. Altoon was an art instructor in Los Angeles.

He contributed art for a series of record album covers. John Altoon-Drawings and Prints, Whiney Museum of American Art New York, NY John Altoon - Memorial Exhibition, La Jolla Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA (solo) The Princess and the Frog Series and Cowboys and Indians Series, Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo) John Altoon, San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA (solo)Nationality: American.

Hard Freight Café, an open mic event, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona with a kick-off reading by poet and fiction writer George Looney.John Altoon Art For Sale - 3 Listings.

John Altoon Art For Sale - 3 Listings John Anthony Baldessari 7 LISTINGS; Larry Bell Engraving Hand Signed in Lower Left. the Book is Signed And Numbered in the Inne Very Motivated. MUST SELL. REDUCED.SINOPSE. This first major book on John Altoon, a legendary figure of the Los Angeles art scene in the s, examines the artist’s work not only in the context of his peers but also considers his resonance for later generations of artists.

18989 views Thursday, November 19, 2020