Near Fine. Book. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Illustrated. Light shelf wear. Hilla Rebay (1890-1967), was an abstract artist in the early 20th century and co-founder and first director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. She was a key figure in advising Guggenheim to collect non-objective art, a collection that would later form the basis of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum collection, and she was also influential in selecting Frank Lloyd Wright to design the current Guggenheim museum, which is now known as a modernist icon in New York City.
First edition. Hardcover. 256 pages. Published in conjuction with a show that ran May 20 through August 10, 2005 in New York and then traveled for additional dates. Essays by Vivian E. Barnett, Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Robert Rosenblum, Brigitte Salmen, Karole Vail, and Roland von R. Includes 220 illustrations. A tight near fine copy in a close to near fine dust jacket.
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