Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 March 2015

432 Pages | 30 color illustrations and 30 black and white photographs

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199394500

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Restless Ambition

Grace Hartigan, Painter

Cathy Curtis

  • First biography of Grace Hartigan
  • Places her in context of other Abstract Expressionists, including Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, and Helen Frankenthaler
  • Draws on the artist's emotionally revealing journal and candid interviews
  • Contains 30 color reproductions of Hartigan's paintings
  • Features numerous photos of Hartigan, including rarely-published snapshots of her as a young woman