Expression and Meaning: The Marine Paintings of John Marin

Expression and Meaning: The Marine Paintings of John Marin

by University of Washington Press
     
 
In washes of watercolor and slathers of oil paint, John Marin fixed images of the boundless energy of life itself in marine paintings that resonate today with the same vitality and intensity as when he created them. At the age of 44, in the summer of 1914, the great American modernist moved to the coast of Maine, where he lived for the rest of his life. In Marin's

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In washes of watercolor and slathers of oil paint, John Marin fixed images of the boundless energy of life itself in marine paintings that resonate today with the same vitality and intensity as when he created them. At the age of 44, in the summer of 1914, the great American modernist moved to the coast of Maine, where he lived for the rest of his life. In Marin's transcendental pursuit to capture the energy of Maine's coastal environment he created paintings that express the meaning beneath the force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780965581950
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
9.66(w) x 12.29(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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