Eva Hesse Spectres 1960
  • exhibition catalogue
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 25.7 x 19.1 cm.
  • 88 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780300164152

Eva Hesse Spectres 1960

Eva Hesse, E. Luanne McKinnon, Elisabeth Bronfen, Louise S. Milne, Helen A. Molesworth

Eva Hesse Spectres 1960


Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, September 25, 2010 - January 3, 2011. Traveled to University of New Mexico Art Museum, March 25 - July 24, 2011 ; Brooklyn Museum of Art, September 16, 2011 - January 8, 2012. Edited by E. Luanne McKinnon. Text by Elisabeth Bronfen, Louise S. Milne, Helen A. Molesworth, and E. Luanne McKinnon. "In 1960 Eva Hesse (1936–1970) created an unusual group of oil paintings that, when considered in contrast to her sculptural assemblages from 1965 to 1970, foretell her desire to embody emotional states in abstract form. Contrary to existing scholarship, which suggests that these works represent a form of self-deprecation, this book seeks to consider these 'spectre' paintings as manifestations of a private, haunted interiority in the context of the artist’s burgeoning maturity." -- publisher's statement.

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