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Skira/Jack Shainman Gallery

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Hardcover, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 96 pgs / 50 color.

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Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball

Text by Terry Myers.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball.'

The court, the ball and the hoop: Barkley Hendricks paints basketball

The third installment in Skira and Jack Shainman Galleryís five-volume overview of American artist Barkley L. Hendricks (1945-2017) explores the artistís relationship to basketball, which provided a significant source of artistic inspiration throughout his life.

In his Basketball series, Hendricks applied his keen compositional sense and stylish use of color to depictions of the sportís essential elements: hoops, nets, backboards and, of course, basketballs themselves. In one painting, the image of a basketball about to make its way into a hoop is repeated twice on a round canvas; on another circular canvas, the iconic black ribs of a basketball are rendered in a bold orange to create a minimalistic yet instantly recognizable pattern.

A study in movement and geometry, Hendricksí paintings offer a uniquely compelling perspective on the sport as an artistic pursuit. This bookís focus on this aspect of Hendricksí work allows for a detail-oriented study of the artistís techniques as a painter.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

New York Times

Martha Schwendener

A celebration of both sport and community, paintings like ďStill Life #5Ē (1968), with an isolated orange basketball against a white backboard, or the backboard-triptych ďFather, Son, and ÖĒ (1969) also contain a sly humor, playing against the geometric abstraction of Western modernism and Christian religious paintings.

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Barkley L. Hendricks: Photography

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: PHOTOGRAPHY

Text by Anna Arabindan-Kesson.

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ISBN: 9788857241500
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Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: BASKETBALL

Text by Terry Myers.

SKIRA/JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

ISBN: 9788857241487
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Pub Date: 10/6/2020
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Barkley L. Hendricks: Works on Paper

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: WORKS ON PAPER

Text by Laila Pedro.

SKIRA/JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

ISBN: 9788857241470
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Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Barkley L. Hendricks: Landscape Paintings

BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS: LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS

Text by Barry Schwabsky.

SKIRA/JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY

ISBN: 9788857241517
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Pub Date: 4/21/2020
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