Best known for his life-sized plaster sculptures of people engaged in everyday activities, George Segal (1924-2000) was one of the most prominent American artists of the twentieth century. This publication recounts the urban themes prevalent in Segal's sculptures over his 40-year career. George Segal: Street Scenesi s published concurrently with an exhibition at Wisconsin's Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. It includes essays by MMoCA curator Jane Simon and Director Emeritus of the Walker Art Center, Martin Friedman--a close friend and colleague of the artist.
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, 2008. Cloth. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Exhibition Catalog. Unused pristine exhibition catalog bound in grey cloth with titles in silver on spine and blind-stamped on the front cover. Dust jacket is unclipped, protected in removable mylar, and also pristine. Photos of installations by Segal, organized by the Madison museum, and then traveling to Dallas, Kansas City, and West Palm Beach. Martin Friedman, a close friend of the artist, discusses the evolution of Segal's plaster figures, found objects, and his work process. Photos by Donald Lokuta provide documentation of the artist's techniques. 72 pages include lists of works in the exhibition, essays by Fleischman and Simon, color and B&W photos.
8.25 X 0.5 X 11.75 in. | 80 pages.
ISBN 13: 9780913883341