Distributed for Renaissance Society
This catalogue, the first monograph on Morris's work, contains essays by Diedrich Diederichsen and Stephen Westfall. Westfall examines Morris's relationship to contemporary urban material culture, tracing the redemptive transformation of the cheap, grimy and gauche that occurs in her paintings. Diederichsen locates the place of Morris's work within the rocky history of abstract painting, concluding ultimately that Morris's practice points out a way around the polarization of modernism's and postmodernism's constructions of the genre.
88 pages | 39 color plates | 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 | © 2005
Art: Art--General Studies