The artist and the American landscape. Bicentennial of American landscape painting, an introduction -- Northeast & Mid-Atlantic -- South -- Midwest & Great Plains -- West & Southwest -- Pacific Rim

Driscoll, John Paul. [picture editor, Arnold Skolnick]

Published by Cobb, Calif. : First Glance Books, 1998, 1998
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176 p. : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm. ; ISBN: 1885440375; 9781885440372 ; LC: ND2243; Dewey: 758.1 ;OCLC: 42001153 ; Contents: Bicentennial of American landscape painting, an introduction -- Northeast & Mid-Atlantic -- South -- Midwest & Great Plains -- West & Southwest -- Pacific Rim ; "The expansive and diverse American landscape has inspired artists for hundreds of years. Since the arrival of the first Europeans, who interpreted what is now America as a new Eden, artists have felt and expressed a special affinity for the landscape. The Artist and the American Landscape surveys 200 years of American landscape painting region by region. We begin in 1798 with Ralph Earl's Landscape View of Old Bennington and continue through the divergent works of the Hudson River School, William M. Chase and the Impressionists, John Marin and the Modernists, the Regionalists John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood, and post-war masters such as Fairfield Porter. Finally, this volume includes an extensive overview of major contemporary artists who draw their inspiration from the landscape. The Artist and the American Landscape is the most comprehensive, fully-illustrated survey of its kind, and a riveting look at the artist's compelling response to the drama of the land we live in." ; artists include Joshua Adam, Eric Abo, Ivan Le Lorrain Albright, John Alexander, Katherine Alexander, Adele Alsop, Lennart Anderson, Bruno Andrade, Janice Anthony, Martha Armstrong, Timothy Arzt, George Atkinson, Milton Avery, Joel Babb, David Barbero, Charles Basham, David Bates, George Bayliss, Roger Bechtold, William Beckman, John Beerman, James R Behlke, George Bellows, Debra Bermingham, Ben Berns, Albert Bierstadt, Dennis Blagg, Ahzad Begosian, Peter Bougie, Alan Bray, John Briggs, Mark Adams Bryce, Lewis Bryden, Gary Buhler, Charles Burchfield, JAmes Butler, Gretna Campbell, John Carlson, Christy Carleton, Bob Cenedella, Bernard Chaet, David Chard, Dan Coen, William Anderson Coffin, Thomas Cole, Thomas Cordell, Thomas Crotty, Kenneth DeRoux, Robert Devoe, Edwin Dickenson, Willard Dixon, Lois Dodd, JAmes Doolin, Catherine Drabkin, Michael Dubina, Joellyn Duesberry, Robert Duncanson, Ralph Earl, Fred Easker, Carl Rice Embrey, Aline Feldman, Charles Field, John Fincher, George Fischer, David Foley, Tony Foster, Alyce Frank, Mary Frank, Charles Fraser, Joseph Friebert, Stuart Frost, Sheila Gardner, Maud Gatewood, Gilbert Gaul, Sandford Robinson Gifford, Regis Gignoux, Walt Gonske, David Gordinier, Steven Gordon, Harold Gregor, Margaret Grimes, Simon Gunning, Woody Gwyn, Robert Halliday, Stephen Hannock, Marsden Hartley, Childe Hassam, Charles W Hawthorne, Robert Henri, Peter Holbrook, Ken Holder, Hal Holoun, Lindsay Holt, Wilson Hurley, Bill Iles, Jonathan Imber, George Inness, Nicholas Isaak, Keith Jacobshagen, Yvonne Jacquette, Lisa Johannes, Earl Jones, Tom Jones, Wolf Kahn, John E Kensett, Melissa Klein, Kathleen Kolb, Jakki Kouffman, Daniel Lang, Michael Lathrop, John Laub, Ernest Lawson, Annabel Livermore, Ann Lofquist, Peter Loftus, Anne McDougall, Merrill Mahaffey, Bill Martin, Robert Masla, Frank Mason, Alfred Maurer, Joseph McGurl, Thomas McNickle, James McVicker, Ed Mell, Mary Beth Michaels, Betty Mobley, David Mollett, Greg Mort, Forrest Moses, Hansen Mulford, Mary Neumuth, Don Nice, William Nichols, George Nick, Gail Niebrugge, Peter Nisbet, Ernest Ochsner, Mary Louise O'Sullivan, Philip Pearlstein, Gillian Pederson-Krag, Carol Peck, Mel Pekarsky, Fred Peterson, William Preston Phelps, Peter Polites, Howard Post, Mary Prince, Scott Prior, Catherine Redmond, Paul Resika, Paul Rickert, Gail Roberts, Marguerite Robichaux, Danny RObinette, David Rosenthal, Ryan Russell, Gregory Saunders, Richard Schloss, Ursula Schneider, Elmer Schooley, Michael Schweigart, KC Scott, Michael L Scott, Robert Scudellari, Peter Sculthorpe, Susan Shatter, Todd Sherman, Linda Sokolowski, Edward J Steichen, Marionette Donnell Stock, William M Sullivan, Sarah Supplee, etc F/F. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The expansive and diverse American landscape has inspired artists for hundreds of years. Since the arrival of the first Europeans, who interpreted what is now America as a new Eden, artists have felt and expressed a special affinity for the landscape. The Artist and the American Landscape surveys 200 years of American landscape painting region by region. We begin in 1798 with Ralph Earl's Landscape View of Old Bennington and continue through the divergent works of the Hudson River School, William M. Chase and the Impressionists, John Marin and the Modernists, the Regionalists John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood, and post-war masters such as Fairfield Porter. Finally, this volume includes an extensive overview of major contemporary artists who draw their inspiration from the landscape. The Artist and the American Landscape is the most comprehensive, fully-illustrated survey of its kind, and a riveting look at the artist's compelling response to the drama of the land we live in.

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Publisher: Cobb, Calif. : First Glance Books, 1998
Publication Date: 1998
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