Art in Iowa: Art museums and galleries in Iowa, Artists from Iowa, Arts centers in Iowa, Monuments and memorials in Iowa

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Art Museums and Galleries in Iowa, Artists From Iowa, Outdoor Sculptures in Iowa, Albert Henry Krehbiel, Grant Wood, Dulah Marie Evans, Everett Warner, the Boy With the Leaking Boot, Daniel Rhodes, Dean Schwarz, Sherry Edmundson Fry, Geof Darrow, Stone City Art Colony, Andrew Clemens, Nellie Walker, the Lone Sailor, Peter David ...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Art Museums and Galleries in Iowa, Artists From Iowa, Outdoor Sculptures in Iowa, Albert Henry Krehbiel, Grant Wood, Dulah Marie Evans, Everett Warner, the Boy With the Leaking Boot, Daniel Rhodes, Dean Schwarz, Sherry Edmundson Fry, Geof Darrow, Stone City Art Colony, Andrew Clemens, Nellie Walker, the Lone Sailor, Peter David Edstrom, Lee Allen, Lloyd Dunn, Marvin Cone, Jeff Jacobson, Maynard Reece, Isabel Bloom, Dave Merrick, Ann Royer, Mary Louise Boehm, Conger Metcalf, Catherine Jones Davies, Uni Gallery of Art. Excerpt: Albert Henry Krehbiel (November 25, 1873 - June 29, 1945), was an American artist who was born in Denmark, Iowa and who taught, lived and worked for many years in Chicago. Although educated as a realist in Paris, which is reflected in his neoclassical mural works, soon developed a strong appreciation for impressionism and is mainly known as an American impressionist. Later in his career, Krehbiel began experimenting in a more modernist manner (a style that became known as "synchromism"). Born in Denmark, Iowa, in 1873, Albert Henry Krehbiel was a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, where, in 1902, he was granted an American Traveling Scholarship to study abroad. In 1903, he began his three years of study at the Académie Julian in Paris under history painter and muralist Jean-Paul Laurens. ; Krehbiel won four gold medals at the Académie Julian (the only American ever to have done so) as well as the coveted Prix de Rome. In 1905, he received the esteemed honor of having two of his neoclassical works selected by jury for the annual exhibition organized by the Société des Artistes Français in Paris (also known as the Paris Salon). Returning to the United States, Krehbiel was commissioned to design and paint the mura... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=17399605
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  • ISBN-13: 9781158141937
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/14/2010
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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