Signed first printing of this catalogue of Brice Marden's fascinating minimalist paintings on marble, done at a pivotal point in his career.
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Marden executed these striking paintings at his vacation home on the Greek island of Hydra; his first was executed on "a marble shard left over from the construction of a garden bench" (5). The series juxtaposes Marden's modern, minimalist style with a sense of age and decay, as well as a sense of playfulness. An attractive production.
New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, (2006). 9'' x 8.5''. Original coarse white cloth boards. Original unclipped (no price) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in color. 12, [unpaginated] pages. Signed by Marden to title page, with flyer from signing loosely laid in. Sharp and bright overall.
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