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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Riva (Esther) Castleman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1930 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Riva Castleman on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Riva was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Riva began her career at the Art Institute of Chicago as an assistant curator. She went on to work in various departments at the New York Museum of Modern Art and finished her career as the deputy director for curatorial affairs.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Modern art in prints
ISBN: 0870704613

Museum of Modern Art. 1973

Exhibition catalog for a show organized under the auspices of The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art. Essay on the care and preservation of prints by Antoinette King. 76p. Illustrated in color and B/W. Artists include Matisse, Picasso, Hundertwasser, Soulages, Frankenthaler, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Victor Vasarely, and others.

Prints of the Twentieth Century: A History : With Ill. from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art
ISBN: 0195198875

Oxford Univ Pr. 1976

Prints from Blocks: Gauguin to Now
ISBN: 087070561X

Museum of Modern Art. 1983

This work contains 68 plates of block prints in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Four are printed in color. Includes an essay on the history of wood block printing. Finger smudges on inside upper wrapper, wrappers lightly tanned, adhesive residue on head corner of upper wrapper. unpaginated 16 pages plus 68 plates . stiff paper wrappers. oblong small 8vo..

Jasper Johns: A print retrospective
ISBN: 0870704028

Distributed by New York Graphic Society Books/Little, Brown. 1986

Book by Castleman, Riva

Toulouse-Lautrec: Posters and Prints from the Collection of Irene and Howard Stein
ISBN: 093980283X

High Museum of Art. 1998

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