Western Art Masterpieces

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The story of the American West, captured brilliantly in its art, is one of dreamers, explorers, and settlers. As lively and provocative as the West itself, Western Art Masterpieces offers a stunning collection of forty-eight masterworks, each accompanied by spirited commentary, that celebrate the people and the places of the American West with passion and imagination. A general introduction to the book, a tribute to the splendor of the majestic landscapes and extraordinary people who have given the West its ...
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The story of the American West, captured brilliantly in its art, is one of dreamers, explorers, and settlers. As lively and provocative as the West itself, Western Art Masterpieces offers a stunning collection of forty-eight masterworks, each accompanied by spirited commentary, that celebrate the people and the places of the American West with passion and imagination. A general introduction to the book, a tribute to the splendor of the majestic landscapes and extraordinary people who have given the West its unique identity, places the whole collection in a historical framework.
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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
From prehistoric pottery to modern expressionism, the 48 artworks reproduced here with facing-page commentaries provide a stunning panorama of the American West. Pictures by familiar favorites who shaped popular romantic images of the West, such as George Catlin, Albert Bierstadt and Frederic Remington, jostle with little-known realistic masterpieces like English artist Frank Marryat's hand-colored lithograph of boomtown San Francisco in 1849, or Joseph Becker's starkly beautiful oil painting of a locomotive crossing the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains. Also here are Native Americans' strong pictorial statements, including Kicking Bear's intricate rendition of the Battle of Little Big Horn (ca. 1895); Cheyenne warrior Howling Wolf's ink-and-watercolor of a medicine lodge sun dance (1875); and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith's devastating, ghostlike collage, Buffalo (1992). Bitingly ironic modern paintings by Ben Shahn, Red Grooms and David Hockney turn inside-out the imagined reality of the West. Wilderness magazine editor Watkins wrote The Great Depression, for which his wife, Joan Parker Watkins, was picture consultant. (Apr.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883635964
  • Publisher: Levin, Hugh Lauter Associates
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Pages: 119
  • Product dimensions: 9.39 (w) x 12.37 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The West as a Way of Seeing 7
Ramos Polychrome Effigy Jar 18
Warbonnet (Gros Ventre) 20
Buffalo Chase, Bull Protecting Cow and Calf (George Catlin) 22
A Dash for the Timber (Frederic Remington) 24
Battle of Little Big Horn (Kicking Bear) 26
Californians Catching Wild Horses with Riata (Hugo Wilhelm Arthur Nahl) 28
The Vaquero (James Walker) 30
The Lost "Green-horn" (Alfred Jacob Miller) 32
Green River Rendezvous (Alfred Jacob Miller) 34
The Trapper's Bride (Alfred Jacob Miller) 36
The Winter of 1849 (Frank S. Marryat) 38
Miners in the Sierras (Charles Christian Nahl and Frederick August Wenderoth) 40
The Oregon Trail (Albert Bierstadt) 42
The Coming and Going of the Pony Express (Frederic Remington) 44
California and Oregon Stage Company (Britton and Rey) 46
Madonna of the Prairie (W. H. D. Koerner) 48
The Handcart Company (C. C. A. Christensen) 50
Snow Sheds on the Central Pacific Railroad in the Sierra Nevada Mountains (Joseph Becker) 52
Cliffs of the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming Territory (Thomas Moran) 54
Long's Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park (Albert Bierstadt) 56
Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point (William Hahn) 58
A Mix Up (Charles M. Russell) 60
The Lee of the Grub-Wagon (N. C. Wyeth) 62
A Morning Shower (Frank Tenney Johnson) 64
Hard Winter (W. H. D. Koerner) 66
The Faro Layout in the Mint Saloon (Olaf C. Seltzer) 68
Longhorns Watering on Cattle Drive (Ila Mae McAfee) 70
Chama Running Red (John Sloan) 72
Headin' Out (David Halbach) 74
July 4th, 5th, and 6th (Fletcher Martin) 76
Apollo's Half-Acre (Delmas Howe) 78
Annie Oakley: The Peerless Wing and Rifle Shot 80
Col. William F. Cody (Rosa Bonheur) 82
Bill Pickett: "The Bull-Dogger" 84
Hopi Tashaf Kachina Dance (Fred Kabotie) 86
Buffalo (Jaune Quick-to-See Smith) 88
"Sitting Bull Returns" at the Drive-In (Willard Midgette) 90
Medicine Lodge drawing book, page 3 (Howling Wolf) 92
Storyteller (Ada Suina) 94
Earth Knower (Maynard Dixon) 96
Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue (Georgia O'Keeffe) 98
La Procesion de la Virgen de Guadaloupe (Bernadette Vigil) 100
Oferta para San Esquipula (Walter Ufer) 102
Pueblo of Taos (Victor Higgins) 104
Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Ernest L. Blumenschein) 106
Years of Dust (Ben Shahn) 108
Wheeler Opera House (Red Grooms) 110
Pearblossom Hwy., 11-18th April, 1986 (David Hockney) 112
Index/Photo Credits 115
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