Wallace Putnam by Francis M. Naumann


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Published by Abrams, 2002. First Edition. Large quarto. Linen covered boards. 336pp. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.

First monograph on noted American Surrealist, Dadaist and post Abstract Expressionist painter Wallace Putnam (1899-1989) whose assemblage provocatively entitled ‘Agog’ was prominently displayed in the entrance to ‘Fantastic Art Dadaist and Surrealism’ exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1936. Includes informal snapshots taken by his wife, noted photographer Consuelo Kanaga.