David Park, Painter

David Park, Painter

Nothing Held Back

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Helen Park Bigelow (b. 1933) writes about her father David Park (1911-1960) who died of cancer at a young age, depriving the world prematurely of an extraordinary painter now recognized as one of America's most important. He was of the post-World War II generation of artists who broke with abstract expressionism, and he was one of the Bay Area Figurative painters, a group that included Richard Diebenkorn, Elmer Bischoff, and Hassel Smith. This vibrant biography offers an intimate view of the man and his work, accompanied by 92 color plates and 22 halftones, a foreword by Richard Armstrong (director, Solomon R. Gugenheim Foundation), a chronology, and a list of selected reading and exhibition catalogs. The volume is oversize: 10x11.5". Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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This monograph conveys David Park’s lifelong passion for painting through the perspective of an artist in his studio, family life and teaching career.

Publisher: Manchester, Vt. : Hudson Hills Press ; [Lanham, Md.] : Distributed in the United States by National Book Network, 2009
ISBN: 9781555953201
1555953204
Characteristics: xvi, 207 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Park, David 1911-1960
Alternative Title: Nothing held back

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