First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Printed stiff wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Essays by Kate Linker, Donald Kuspit, Hal Foster, Ronald J. Onorato, Germano Celant, Achille Bonito Oliva, John C. Welchman and Thomas Lawson. Organized by Julia Brown Turrell. Works by numerous artists, including Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Sam Francis, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Franz Kline, Morris Louis, Yves Klein, Helen Frankenthaler, Lee Krasner, Frank Stella, Cy Twombly, Brice Marden, Jasper Johns, Richard Diebenkorn, Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly, Eilzabeth Murray, Vija Celmins, Robert Ryman, Donald Sultan, Louise Bourgeois, David Smith, Louise Nevelson, Isamu Noguchi, Lucas Samaras, Eva Hesse, Bruce Nauman, Joseph Beuys, Sol Lewitt, James Turrell, Anselm Kiefer, Eric Fischl, Francesco Clemente, Mike Kelley, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Billy Al Bengston, Cindy Sherman, John Baldessari and Sigmar Polke. Includes notes on the artists and an index. 372 pp., with numerous four-color plates and black-and-white reference illustrations. 11 x 10 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Arts-Photography, History-Criticism, History,