Max Gimblett (2013)

Interview by Alexandra Munroe, forward by Lewis Hyde


This latest monograph on New Zealand-born and New York-based painter Max Gimblett (born 1935) includes paintings and works on paper completed between 2002 and 2012. These recent works continue his focus on the shapes of the quatrefoil, the square and the circle, often covered in gold leaf and showing the influence of Asian art and calligraphy. With a dynamic interview by Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Guggenheim, Alexandra Munroe (The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989) and a clever forward by author/poet Lewis Hyde (Trickster Makes this World, The Gift). Published by Charta, Milan.