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Painting Indiana II: The Changing Face of Agriculture

Truit, Gary R., and Kathleen Stubbe

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ISBN 10: 0253348196 / ISBN 13: 9780253348197
Published by Indiana University Press, Quarry Books, Bloomington IN, 2006
Condition: Fi ne Hardcover
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Signed by the 10 artists on the half-title. 201 pages, numerous color oil paintings, watercolors and pastels by artists of the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association on site to show the special connection between art and agriculture; large 4to, brown boards/cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 025823

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Title: Painting Indiana II: The Changing Face of ...

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Quarry Books, Bloomington IN

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fi ne

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by the Artists

Edition: First Printing

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Over the past hundred years, Indiana agriculture has evolved from family farming to a global industry using biotechnology and satellite positioning. This magnificent collection of more than 100 works of art by ten outstanding Indiana plein air painters tells the story of that transformation, the forces that brought it about, and the impact it has had on the people, the culture, and the economy of the state. These gifted artists, selected through a competition, painted subjects as diverse as livestock farms, lumber harvesting, meat packing, farmers’ markets, and huge automated dairy operations. An introduction by Rachel Berenson Perry discusses the tradition of plein air painting in Indiana. Profiles of the artists and their work conclude this visually stunning book.

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Best Books of Indiana 2007, Finalist, Nonfiction

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