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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.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

American impressions :
ISBN: 0394536835. OCLC Number: 11785247

A.A. Knopf,. .

A survey of lithographs, silkscreens, woodcuts, and etchings by virtually every major American artist from Jackson Pollock to Jasper Johns and Julian Schnabel, with 151 prints, 78 in full color.

Jasper Johns :
ISBN: 0870704028. OCLC Number: 13326386

Museum of Modern Art, New York ;. .

"Well-illustrated exhibition catalogue; over 100 illustrations, many in color. Though Johns is perhaps better known as a painter, he has also contributed more than any other living artist to the printed form of art."--Amazon.

Modern art in prints.
ISBN: 0870704613. OCLC Number: 673107

Museum of Modern Art. .

Each print is accompanied by a short description.

Prints from blocks :
ISBN: 087070561x. OCLC Number: 9629609

Museum of Modern Art,. .

Prints of the twentieth century
ISBN: 0500202281. OCLC Number: 19036967

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Toulouse-Lautrec :
ISBN: 093980283X. OCLC Number: 38016560

High Museum of Art,. .