Drawing from the Modern: 1975-2005
Jordan KantorISBN: 0870706659;
While art history has already made room for the flurry of movements to emerge in the period following World War II, the myriad artistic positions of the last 30 years have yet to be written into firm historical categories. Drawing from the Modern, 1975-2005 , the final installment in a series of exhibitions and catalogues from The Museum of Modern Art's drawings collection, attempts to tell a provisional story of the years from 1975 to the present, as reflected through the Museum's unparalleled holdings of works on paper. This volume details both the blossoming of different art positions on a broad, international scale and the coming of age of drawing as an independent--and for many artists, a primary--form of art. Organized in loose geographic or thematic clusters within chronological sections, the catalogue features over 130 works by more than 100 artists. The first section contains drawings by established artists who continued to produce vital work into the past three...