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In remembrance of revered American artist Wayne Thiebaud who passed away on December 25, 2021 at the age of 101, Rizzoli will release Wayne Thiebaud: Updated Edition
, which is the definitive volume of Wayne Thiebauds worknow available in a reformatted, accessibly priced edition, and including his last paintings.
Spanning the length of his career from the 1950s to 2021, the book has been made in close collaboration with the late artist. Thiebaud selected the works himself, making the book an act of autobiography in a sense. He looks back over his life and his work, rich with breakthroughs in painting and articulate individuality.
Containing more than 230 images from his lengthy career as a drafter, painter, and printmaker, WAYNE THIEBAUD highlights the contribution this celebrated artist has made to contemporary art and the legacy he will leave for generations to come.
Required reading for those who have a healthy appetite for provocative art. Bloomberg Business
While Thiebaud is best known for his heavily pigmented still lifes of cakes, pies, and candies, [this] book shows his broader range, from vibrant landscapes depicting highways and farmland to portraits of solitary figures
The texts examine Thiebauds influences as well as his impact on the art world and the individual viewers of his work. Architectural Digest
This comprehensive monograph of more than 200 illustrations can literally be considered eye candy. American artist Wayne Thiebaud is famed for his brightly colored canvases of cakes, diner pies, pastries, ice cream cones, candy and brightly colored gumball machines
Whether still lifes or landscapes, Thiebauds paintings are akin to visual Prozac; you simply cannot be in a bad mood looking at them. Kansas City Magazine
Kenneth Baker has been the resident art critic at the San Francisco Chronicle since 1983. Nicholas Fox Weber is a cultural historian and executive director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. Karen Wilkin is an independent curator and art critic based in New York. John Yau is an American poet and critic who lives in New York.