AMERICAN ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM OF THE 1950s: An Illustrated Survey
with Artists' Statements, Artwork, and Biographies. Edited by Marika Herskovic
A survey of eighty-eight painters and sculptors in the American avant-garde of the 1950s, represented in alphabetical order with artists’ statements in their own words, two full-page reproductions, and a biography.
Includes Willem de Kooning, Peter Busa, Nanno de Groot, Perle Fine, Grace Hartigan, Mark Rothko, and many others.
Published by New York School Press 2003. A publishing company dedicated to fine documentary art books.
Marika Herskovic, Ph.D is a scientist by training. She received her MSc. and Ph.D from the Graduate School of Arts and Science of New York University, NYC. She produced 27 videos on the art and lives of the artists of the New York School. These videos, repeatedly shown on cable TV, were listed in Art on Screen, a joint venture of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Trust. She hosted numerous video taped artist seminars and spent the last two decades documenting the New York Painting and Sculpture Annuals, the participating artists and their art.
She was the editor of the book titled: New York School Abstract Expressionists: Artists Choice by Artists, Published by New York School Press, 2000. Printed by Cantz in Germany.
- 12 x 9.5″