Frederick Hammersley

Frederick Hammersley

Frederick Hammersley

This substantive, lavishly illustrated volume follows the highly acclaimed career of American artist Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009). Hammersley gained recognition in the 1950s as a member of the groundbreaking California group coined "Abstract Classicists," which included Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, and John McLaughlin.

About the Author

Dave Hickey is one of the best known American art and cultural critics practicing today. He has written for many major American publications including Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum, Harper's Magazine, and Vanity Fair.



Joseph Traugott is the curator of twentieth-century art at the New Mexico Museum of Art and the author of numerous books including New Mexico Art Through Time: Prehistory to the Present and Sole Mates: Cowboy Boots and Art (both Museum of New Mexico Press).

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