Egon Schiele : the Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky collections
The Neue Galerie in New York holds the largest collection of works by Egon Schiele outside Europe.
All of the paintings and drawings from their magnificent collection are included in this sumptuously illustrated book.
In addition to presenting superb reproductions of more than 150 paintings and drawings, this monograph traces the history of Schiele's reception in the American art world.
It offers fascinating background information about Schiele's collectors, promoters, critics and followers as well as the exhibitions, public acquisitions, publications and other projects relating to the artist that have taken place in the United States.
Essays on Schiele's life in Austria, the lost Schiele collections and the censorship of the artist during and after his lifetime complete this comprehensive volume, which is sure to remain a valuable work of reference for many years to come.