The Life of Maynard Dixon

The Life of Maynard Dixon

by Donald J Hagerty, Maynard Dixon
     
 

Maynard Dixon embellished themes that encompassed the timeless truth of the majestic western landscape, the humanity of its memorable people, and the religious mysticism of the Native American. In an attempt to uncover the spirit of the American West, Dixon roamed its plains, mesas, and deserts—drawing, painting, and expressing his creative personality in

Overview

Maynard Dixon embellished themes that encompassed the timeless truth of the majestic western landscape, the humanity of its memorable people, and the religious mysticism of the Native American. In an attempt to uncover the spirit of the American West, Dixon roamed its plains, mesas, and deserts—drawing, painting, and expressing his creative personality in poems, essays, and letters. Written in a very personal style, this biography includes anecdotes from Dixon’s children, historical vignettes, and interviews with those who knew the artist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423603795
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author

Donald J Hagerty, is a teacher and administrator at the University of California at Davis. This comprehensive monograpd on Maynard Dixon is the product of fifteen years of research. It reflects the cooperation of Dixon's family, musuems, galleries, libraries and collectors around the country.

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