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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Major names added to the collection during the 1990s and early 2000s included Gillian Ayers, Bridget Riley, John Walker, Patrick Heron, Richard Hamilton, Patrick Caulfield, Howard Hodgkin and R B Kitaj.
Thanks are due to Scott Optican, John Ip, Tommy Crocker, Alice Ristroph, Bruce Hay, and Dan Kahan for their comments on earlier drafts of this Article, as well as to Kitaj Woodward for her excellent research assistance.
Kitaj and Marc Chagall, who took the "archetypal exilic figure" of the Wandering Jew and tried to "reclaim it," while criticizing the representational strategies of "postmodernist appropriation that tends to drain [Jewish] meaning from the work of art rather than amplify it" (168).
2004; Velleman & Orford, 1990; Windle & Searles, 1990), low self-esteem, and loneliness (Johnson & Pandina, 1991; Kitaj & Frost, 1995).
The Giving New Hope Benefit is hosted by The Council, a volunteer group that works on community outreach and fundraising efforts for The Children's Burn Foundation, under the leadership of Kathy Toppino, president of The Council; Dana Kitaj, benefit co-chair; and Jill Stein, benefit co-chair.