Coverbild Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Werkverzeichnis. Aquarelle, Gouachen, Zeichnungen. Band 2
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Edited by: E. W. Nay Stiftung
Adaption: Dr. Magdalene Claesges
Graphic Design: Jaroslaw Topolewski, Andreas Schmidt
German
September 2014 , 464 Pages
clothbound with dustjacket in slipcase With access code for C.R.
334mm x 260mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3412-7
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| E. W. Nay—one of the most important representatives of abstract painting in Germany
The long-awaited, three-volume catalogue raisonné of works on paper by E. W. Nay (1902–1968) offers a definitive overview of this German painter’s oeuvre that will appeal to art historians, art dealers, and art lovers alike. Comprehensive and indepth, the publica­tion brings new insights and understandings to the work of this important figure in twentieth-century abstraction. With more than six thousand watercol­ors, gouaches, and drawings, Nay’s works on paper far outnumber his oil paintings. He was a restless cre­ator who consistently put his ideas about form and color onto paper. These works embody a kind of work­ing “journal” that reveals surprising aspects of his ar­tistic method. Documenting the processes behind his artistic activities and research, Nay’s works on paper are also autonomous creations that impressively chronicle the artist’s development and vision.
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