Kitaj


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Kitaj

R. B. born 1932, US painter working in Britain, noted for such large figurative works as If Not, Not (1976)
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Kitaj (1932-2007), oil and black chalk on canvas, 152.
exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York over twenty years ago; and, in a final chapter, Zemel juxtaposes Kitaj, Katchor, and the Canada-based installation artist Vera Frenkel, whose.
I want to take as my test case Eclipse of God (1997-2000) by the Jewish-American painter R B Kitaj, which re-imagines Paolo Uccello's Miracle of the Profaned Host (1468), originally part of the altarpiece of the Church of Corpus Domini in Urbino, Italy.
Kitaj (with whom he has kept contact in writing), were, or are, native Americans; their involvement with the relations between space and plane have also considerably contributed to Gerard Caris' sense of identity as an artist, in spite of all outward differences in their modes of expression.
Indeed, he was among a group of 20th-century figurative painters who dominated the field in the second half of the 20th century, including Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach, R B Kitaj, Leon Kossoff and David Hockney.
As a self taught artist he takes his influences from the full range of modern art, from Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko to RB Kitaj, Paul Klee, Marcel Duchamp, and Sandro Botticelli.
Here Rosen relies on Walter Benjamin's thoughts on book collecting, asserting that Kitaj collects iconography and ideas from the history of art the way Benjamin collected books.
It was with the Young Contemporaries exhibition of 1961, where he was exhibited alongside David Hockney and R B Kitaj, that he was first identified with the emerging British Pop Art Movement.
Kitaj, and began to produce abstracted figural compositions influenced by Dubuffet.
Imagining Jewish art; encounters with the Masters in Chagall, Guston, and Kitaj.
B Kitaj, and refugee artists and modernism in 1940s Britain.
Works by David Hockney, RB Kitaj, Andy Warhol and Victor Vasarely are displayed alongside the work of important graphic designers including Otl Aicher and Yusaku Kamekura.