Robert Kipniss

Painter * Printmaker * Author

Seen in Solitude: Robert Kipniss Prints from the James F. White Collection

This hardcover book is the catalogue of the eighty-six prints in Kipniss's one-artist show that reopened the museum six months after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Included is a scholarly essay by curator Dan Piersol, and a several pages of excerpts from an interview with Kipniss. In that show there were also thirty five paintings, but the catalogue was completed before the hurricane and the decision to add the paintings was made later, when the show was chosen to lead off the museum's revival. Nervous about the turnout, the director, E. John Bullard was cautious as the opening approached. He needn't have worried: There were six thousand five hundred visitors in attendance that first weekend.

This book can also be ordered by calling the museum's gift shop manager:
Patricia Trautman
504-658-4116

Books

Art Books
Work by the artist in both mediums during his formative years, showing his development from early explorations to the beginning of his mature work.
One hundred and two color images from a half century of the artist's career
Memoir
How a young self-taught artist made a place for himself of respect and success in a hostile art world.
Museum Publication
A catalog of the show that reopened the New Orleans Museum of Art six months after Hurricane Katrina
Catalog Raisonne - intaglios
A complete listing, image, and exhibition history of every print in this period
Catalog Raisonne--lithographs
Reproductions of 208 color and black-and-white prints from 1967 to 1979

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