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Author LinkHesse, Eva,1936-1970.
Title LinkConverging lines : Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt / edited by Veronica Roberts ; with essays by Lucy R. Lippard, Veronica Roberts, Kirsten Swenson.
Imprint New Haven : Blanton Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, 2014.
Description 189 p. :  ill. (chiefly col.), facsims., maps, ports. ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note Catalog of an exhibition organized by the Blanton Museum of Art, February 23-May 18, 2014.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Foreword / Simone Wicha -- Converging lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt / Veronica Roberts -- An impure situation: Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and the problem of painting / Kirsten Swenson -- Opening LeWitt’s early boxes / Veronica Roberts -- Hesse and LeWitt: lines and circles / Lucy R. Lippard -- Sol LeWitt on Eva Hesse, 2001 -- Plates -- Map of Manhattan in the 1960s -- Postcards from Sol LeWitt to Eva Hesse -- Chronology / Veronica Roberts.
Summary "Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt formed a close friendship between the late 1950s and Hesse’s death in 1970. Converging Lines celebrates this friendship and offers an illuminating look at their close-knit New York circle. Whereas previous scholarship has examined LeWitt’s impact on Hesse, this is the first publication to demonstrate that the artists influenced each other’s art and lives in reciprocal and profound ways. Richly documented, this book includes a personal recollection by Lucy R. Lippard, a distinguished American art writer and critic who was a close friend of both artists. Also included are reproductions of 39 postcards LeWitt wrote to Hesse during his international travels, along with a poignant five-page letter that he sent Hesse, attesting to his belief in her talent; a previously unpublished interview from 2001 with LeWitt about his relationship with Hesse; and an illustrated chronology drawing upon interviews, photographs, and primary documents from the time. Shedding new light on the careers and personal lives of Hesse and LeWitt, this publication explores the deep connections between two of the 20th century’s most important artists.’--Publisher’s website.
Per.Sub. LinkHesse, Eva, 1936-1970 -- Exhibitions.
LinkHesse, Eva, 1936-1970 -- Correspondence.
LinkLeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007 -- Exhibitions.
LinkLeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007 -- Correspondence.
Subject LinkArtists -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Add.Author LinkLeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007.
LinkRoberts, Veronica.
LinkLippard, Lucy R.
LinkSwenson, Kirsten.
Add.Author LinkBlanton Museum of Art.

System Number 000681436
ISBN Link9780300204827
Link0300204825

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