Ruth Pastine: The Inevitability of Truth
Ruth Pastine: The Inevitability of Truth is published on occasion of the artist’s solo exhibition The Inevitability of Truth inaugurating the opening of Edward Cella Art & Architecture’s new gallery space in Los Angeles in September 2015, marking the artist’s 13th solo exhibition in California. The 44-page full-color catalog includes images of the paintings and exhibition installation shots from Pastine’s large-scale square paintings engaging high-key color juxtapositions, heightening the ethereality of emergent light and spatial flux, and introduces the Square Diamond format to the artist’s oeuvre. The catalog features an essay by Sarah P. Hanson, a former editor-in-chief of Art + Auction magazine, who writes on art for a variety of publications. Signed copies are also available.
Ruth Pastine: Attraction
Ruth Pastine Attraction is published on occasion of the artist’s 20-year survey exhibition: Ruth Pastine Attraction 1993-2013 at the Museum of Art and History (MOAH), in Lancaster, California. The 84-page full-color monograph comprehensively documents the work of American artist Ruth Pastine, recognized for her seamlessly luminous oil on canvas paintings, and catalogs the advancement of Pastine’s paintings and pastel works on paper spanning the last two decades. The catalog features essays by Donald Kuspit, renowned art critic, art historian, and professor of philosophy, and Peter Frank, Los Angeles-based art critic and curator, and is accompanied by an appreciation by celebrated Light and Space artist De Wain Valentine.
Ruth Pastine INTERPLAY
Ruth Pastine INTERPLAY is published on occasion of the artist’s 2013 solo exhibition Ruth Pastine: INTERPLAY at Scott White Contemporary Art in San Diego, CA. The 44-page full color catalog includes images of the paintings and exhibition installation shots from her new series of square, vertical, and horizontal paintings distinguished by perceptual banding, heightening the opticality of emergent light and spatial interplay. The catalog features an essay by Peter Frank, Los Angeles-based art critic, curator, and contributing writer for the The Huffington Post, and is accompanied by an introduction by Scott White. Signed copies are also available.
Ruth Pastine COUNTERPOINT
Ruth Pastine COUNTERPOINT is published on occasion of the artist’s 2012 exhibition Ruth Pastine COUNTERPOINT at Edward Cella Art & Architecture in Los Angeles, CA. The 60-page full color catalog documents the artist’s series of pastel works on paper and the introduction of perceptual banding in Pastine’s work. The catalog includes an introductory essay by Edward Cella. Signed copies are also available.
Cool Calm Collected
Cool Calm Collected is a 48-page color catalog of the 2012 exhibition of the same name held at gallery Danese Corey in New York City. Artists in the exhibition and catalog include Larry Bell, Craig Kauffman, Ruth Pastine, Anne Truitt, among others.