American 20th Century Portraits and Figurative Art



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This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 20th-21st Century Portraits and Figurative Art."Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Isabel Bishop, 1902-1988, At the Noon Hour, c. 1936; essay by Gloria Russell (12/28/01)

Virtues, Vices, Vanities: Paintings by Jean Roberts Guequierre; with essay by Nathan Guequierre (11/1/01)

Alice Neel (1900-1984) at the Denver Art Museum (9/27/01)

Capitol Portraits; selected wall text, including biographies of artists in the exhibition (8/8/01)

Marguerite S. Pearson (1898-1978) by Patricia Jobe Pierce

Margaret Lazzari, Embodied States, A Survey of Work: 1988-2000 (2/23/01)

Comments On Five Masters: Contemporary Prints from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Collection (1/30/01)

John Wissemann: Japanese Transformations (1/16/01)

Henry Casselli: Master of the American Watercolor (1/16/01)

Transcending Vision: A Retrospective of the Works of American Realist Painter R.H. Ives Gammell (1/30/01)

Alice Neel at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (12/18/00)

Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou (12/4/00)

Whitfield Lovell: Portrayals (11/17/00)

Encounters: Jere Allen (11/15/00)

The Human Factor: Figuration in American Art, 1950 - 1995 (10/24/00)

Speak Softly and Carry a Beagle: The Art of Charles Schulz (10/24/00)

Leonard Baskin: Monumental Prints (10/19/00)

Works by Warhol from the Cochran Collection (10/12/00)

Surreal Anatomies: Works on Paper by Hans BelImer and Dorothea Tanning (10/11/00)

Anita Philyaw and Susan E. Heiderer (9/24/00)

Heads Up (9/23/00)

Illustrating the American Ideal, 1898-1950 (9/20/00)

Philip Guston: A New Alphabet (9/13/00)

Oliphant in Santa Fe: Political Drawings, Caricature, and Sculpture (9/5/00)

Romare Bearden in Black-and-White: Photomontage Projections, 1964 (8/29/00)

The Life of Butterflies (8/27/00)

The Joy of the Quick Sketch (8/26/00)

Revelations: Selected work by Eleanor Dickinson (8/25/00)

Complementary Portrait Shows at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (8/23/00)

The Human Presence: Figurative Art from the Permanent Collection (8/22/00)

Recent Paintings By Terry Rodgers (8/16/00)

Face-to-Face: 20th Century Portraits (8/15/00)

Winold Reiss: Native American Portraits (7/18/00)

The Art of Alice Neel (6/23/00)

Amazons in the Drawing Room: The Art of Romaine Brooks (6/13/00)

James Valerio: Drawings (5/8/00)

Hayes Friedman: The Inviolate Figure (4/19/00)

Triumph of the Human Spirit: Contemporary Prints from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Collection at Maryhill Museum (3/20/00)

Nathan Goldstein at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley College (3/18/00)

Figure as Inspiration: Paintings and Drawings From The Boca Raton Museum's Collection (4/18/00)

Leon Kroll: Figuratively Speaking (3/18/00)

About Face: Andy Warhol Portraits (3/16/00)

Chuck Close at The Harwood Museum (3/8/00)

Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians (3/2/00)

The Human Factor: Figuration in American Art (2/27/00)

Witness to the 20th Century: An Artistic Biography of Fritz Eichenberg (1901-1990) (2/23/00)

Love Struggle: Paintings by John Gwinn (2/23/00)

Artists Image the Crone: Archetypes of Womanly Wisdom (2/22/00)

The Nude 2000 (1/15/00)

Jacob Lawrence and Expressions of Freedom (1/2/00)

J.S.G. Boggs Regarding George Washington: The Transactional Image (12/21/99)

Mystery/Ambiguity/Narrative: The Paintings of Kathryn Myers (12/20/99)

Tim Lowly: painting (this world and the next) (12/18/99)

Chuck Close's "Linda" Returns to the Akron Art Museum (11/17/99)

Susan Hauptman (11/1/99)

Ruth Weisberg: Canto V: A Whirlwind of Lovers (10/23/99)

Margaret Lefranc (1907-1998) (10/7/99)

The Self, Absorbed (9/13/99)

Fairy Tales: Portrait Paintings by Elena Sisto (9/8/99)

Intaglio Prints by Mauricio Lasansky (9/2/99)

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Acquires Chuck Close and Other Works (6/21/99)

Bernhard Gutmann (8/20/98)

Chuck Close (10/28/98)

Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (8/3/98)

 

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