Kenneth Noland (1924–2010) is one of the most important artists and contributors to the evolution of American abstraction. He is one of the most beloved figures in the Color-Field movement.

1977 was an important year for Kenneth Noland. The Guggenheim (NYC) hosted his first major retrospective, which later travelled to Washington D.C., and Toledo, Ohio. 

A major monograph, written by Kenworth Moffet, was also published. Although Noland had resisted doing prints and editioned work for most of his career until that point, for the publication of the book, he created a series of unique hand-painted covers on a special limited edition version of the book. 

In recent years collectors have embraced these hand-painted books as "mini-paintings." Noland is best known for his targets, also known as concentric circles, which stand out as some of the most iconic and sought-after works from his career. His auction record of $4.25 million is for this dynamic target entitled "Rocker" from 1958.

This example serves as a paradigm of one of Noland's cherished targets, and as a treasure from this significant era of production. 

His mastery of color interaction is apparent in this piece, with the soft ivory background presenting a gentle yet striking contrast for the rich Bordeaux center and subsequent bands. The largest rings — muted coral and ocean blue — accentuate the composition, creating an incredible illusion of depth. 

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"Untitled (Painted Book)"

USA, 1977

Hardcover book with acrylic on linen cover

Signed and dated 1977 by the artist on the book spine

Signed on the cover page with inscription and dated 1981

11"H 12"W (book)

16.5"H 17"W (framed)

Very good condition.

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