Society of Six: California Colorists / Edition 1

Society of Six: California Colorists / Edition 1

by Nancy Boas
     
 


"The Oakland Six may constitute the most important modernist development that occurred in this country during the 1920s."—William H. Gerdts, author of American ImpressionismSee more details below

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"The Oakland Six may constitute the most important modernist development that occurred in this country during the 1920s."—William H. Gerdts, author of American Impressionism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520210554
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/30/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword6
Introduction9
1The Background13
Within the Closed Circle13
A City's Evolution15
Devastation and Reconstruction18
2Beginnings25
Selden Connor Gile26
August Francois Gay31
Maurice Logan34
Louis Bassi Siegriest37
Bernard von Eichman42
William Henry Clapp45
3At the Fair53
The Meaning of the Fair54
The Art at the Fair58
After the Fair66
A New World68
4Coming Together, 1917-192373
The Chow House73
The Six at Work79
New Painting Ideas80
The Six Separately84
The Manifesto95
5The Exhibition Years, 1923-1928101
Modernism in the Bay Area101
William Clapp at the Oakland Art Gallery103
The Society's Six Annual Shows112
6Color Ascendant, 1919-1929121
Bernard von Eichman121
Louis Siegriest124
Maurice Logan127
Selden Gile129
William Clapp132
August Gay in Monterey134
7The Depression Years, 1930-1939143
The Context143
Selden Gile and the Group's Dispersal146
Maurice Logan150
Louis Siegriest152
Bernard von Eichman154
William Clapp157
August Gay161
The Golden Gate International Exposition165
8The Forties and Beyond169
Selden Gile169
Maurice Logan170
Louis Siegriest175
Conclusion185
Notes196
List of Illustrations203
Bibliography207
Exhibition History and Reviews210
Chronologies219
Index221

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