New York: Jewish Museum, 1963. Quarto, publisher's illustrated stiff paper wraps.
Scarce catalog for a 1963 exhibition at The Jewish Museum showcasing black-and-white paintings by major mid-century abstractionists, including Josef Albers, Willem de Kooning, Jim Dine, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, and many others. Designed by influential American graphic designer, Elaine Lustig Cohen, who also designed over 20 exhibition catalogs for the Jewish Museum under the goal of establishing the museum as a center of contemporary art. With an introduction by Ben Heller, an influential New York art collector best known for his early embrace of Abstract Expressionism. With checklist of works and black-and-white reproductions of five paintings from the exhibition. Small tear to lower corner of rear wrap, light toning to wraps. Very good. Item #7507