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Jasper Johns
Worldwide is pleased to carry the recently released catalogue raisonne of the work of Jasper Johns (b. 1930), offered in a stunning five-volume box set published by Wildenstein Plattner Institute, New York, and distributed by Yale University Press. Jasper Johns: Catalogue Raisonne of Painting and Sculpture fully documents the artist's painting and sculpture created from 1954 through 2014, with all phases of his development examined in depth by art historian Roberta Bernstein, who worked closely with Johns on the project. 

Roberta Bernstein. 
Wildenstein Plattner Institute, New York, 2016. Distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven. 
31 x 26 cm. LC 2016-955410 
ISBN 978-0-300-22742-0 In English.
Hardcover, boxed $1500.00x
Worldwide 176839

Five volumes. 
Vol. 1 (Jasper Johns's Painting and Sculpture, 1954-2014: Redo an Eye): 346 pp. with 383 ills. (375 col.). 
Vol. 2 (Painting, 1954-1970): 368 pp. (5 foldout) with 176 ills. (175 col.). 
Vol. 3 (Painting, 1910-2014): 378 pp. (3 foldout) with 184 col. ills. 
Vol. 4 (Sculpture): 206 pp. (one foldout) with 111 col. ills. 
Vol. 5 (Reference): 276 pp. with 61 ills. (40 col.) and 441 col. reference ills. 

Publisher's description: 
"For more than 60 years, Jasper Johns (b. 1930) has remained a singular figure in contemporary art. His most widely influential work -- depictions of everyday objects and signs such as flags, targets, flashlights, and lightbulbs -- helped change the face of the art world in the 1950s by introducing subject matter that stood in contrast to the prevailing style of Abstract Expressionism. In subsequent decades, Johns's art has increasingly engaged issues of memory and mortality, often incorporating references to admired artistic predecessors. This definitive 5-volume catalogue raisonne documents the entire body of painting and sculpture made by Johns from 1954 through 2014, encompassing 355 paintings and 86 sculptures. Each work is illustrated with a full-page reproduction, nearly all of which were commissioned expressly for this publication. A decade of research underpins the project, with thorough documentation of each object and an overarching monograph that represents the most comprehensive study of the artist's work to date. All facets of the catalogue reflect the input of the artist, who worked closely with the author at all stages."

A look inside the 5-volume catalogue raisonne: full-page reproductions of each work with full citations; a richly illustrated monograph spanning Johns's entire artistic oeuvre; and additional reference materials. (images courtesy of Wildenstein Plattner Institute)


Museum Publications

The first major exhibition in Belgium of the work of French photographer Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000) is currently on view at the Musee de la Photographie de la Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles . A one-time member of Magnum, Sieff is best known for his work as a fashion photographer for such publications as Harper's Bazaar , Elle , Vogue and British Mode . (Worldwide 83496 )

The Rubell Family Collection published a catalogue to accompany "No Man's Land," a 2015 exhibition featuring the work of more than 100 contemporary women artists represented in their collections. In late 2016, the show traveled to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. (Worldwide 37633)

In 1948, Man Ray (1890-1976) exhibited works in various media at Copley Galleries in Beverly Hills in a show that he called "To Be Continued Unnoticed," feeling that his work was unrecognized and unappreciated. Nearly 70 years later, in a reprise and expansion of that exhibition, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art in New York sought to demonstrate the continued universal appeal of Man Ray's work. (Worldwide 83426)

Featured Artists: Nolde & Kollwitz

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the births of celebrated German Expressionist artists Emil Nolde (1867-1956) and Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945).

As a member of Die Brucke, Nolde had a strong interest in exploring color in his paintings, drawings and prints. The Nolde Stiftung has documented much of the artist's prolific oeuvre in a series of catalogues published in association with DuMont Buchverlag.


Kollwitz used a more muted palette in her prints and drawings, which often explore themes related to social justice and the horrors of war. She also created several iconic sculptures, including "The Grieving Parents," a memorial to her son Peter, who died at the front during World War I.

Double Down

Immediately following World War II, Pablo Picasso moved to the French Riviera, where he became inspired by the pottery traditions of the Cote d'Azur. Over the next quarter century, he created hundreds of ceramic editions featuring warm Mediterranean colors and themes. Museum Beelden aan Zee in Scheveningen recently dedicated an exhibition to this much-admired aspect of Picasso's late work, featuring more than 60 ceramic platters, vessels and figures. (Worldwide 83477)
Last summer and fall, the Fondation Pierre Gianadda paid tribute to Jacqueline Picasso, his last muse and wife, by presenting an extraordinary selection of paintings, engravings, ceramics and sculptures from the last twenty years of his career, all of which feature images of Jacqueline, the artist's only model during those years. (Worldwide 37692)


In the 17th century, Flemish painters applied their considerable skills to a new genre: wildlife tableaux. Hunting scenes, allegories, still-lifes of market stalls and other depictions of animals, all executed with a meticulous attention to detail, were on display at the Musee de Flandre in Cassel last winter. (Worldwide 37670)
The collections of the British Library contain a wide range of illustrated books focusing on the animal kingdom. Hundreds of nature illustrations from manuscripts, prints, drawings and rare printed books dating from the Renaissance through the 19th century have been brought together in a new book titled The Paper Zoo. (Worldwide 83439)

About Us  
For over 50 years, Worldwide Books has served academic, museum and public libraries as a specialized source for art exhibition catalogues issued by museums and galleries thro ugho ut the world. For the past two decade s Worldwide has also offered comprehensive coverage of new books on art, architecture, photography and design published by hundreds of leading American trade and university presses. Serving as a centralized source for a wide range of scholarly art books and exhibition catalogues, Worldwide is uniquely positioned to assist and guide art libraries in careful and efficient collection development.


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