9783858817273

Passion for Art : Interviews with Christophe Mory

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    9783858817273

  • ISBN10:

    3858817279

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-02-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

As an art dealer, collector, and museum founder, Ernst Beyeler (1921-2010) was a key player in the international art world. Born in Basel (Switzerland), he took over an antiquarian bookshop as a young man and turned it into a gallery that quickly gained

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
From a bookshop to a galleryp. 11
A gallery owner in Baselp. 19
Picasso, the Minotaurp. 29
Mark Tobey, an American in Baselp. 37
The woman from Winterthurp. 41
America and the Thompson dealsp. 45
Paul Klee-A cornerstone of any modern art collectionp. 59
Desperately seeking clients!p. 63
Thompson again. After Klee and the collection: Giacomettip. 69
The search for truth: Giacomettip. 75
Matter painting: Dubuffet and Tàpiesp. 81
In the galleryp. 87
Being a professional art buyerp. 97
America: William Rubin, New York, the dealers, the artistsp. 117
The dealers againp. 131
Sculpturep. 137
The foundationsp. 143
Conclusion: The culmination of a passionp. 171
Biography of Ernst Beyelerp. 183
Exhibitions at the Galerie Beyelerp. 185
Exhibitions at the Fondation Beyelerp. 193
Index of namesp. 197
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