Selected from the work of over 400 contemporary professional artists, these accurate and sensitively rendered paintings represent an adventure and voyage of discovery in art. International and American artists, with backgrounds as varied as cowboys and guides, mountain men, war veterans, engineers, illustrators, teachers, and ministers are represented.
This book gives a dynamic view of the American West by featuring:
-- One hundred twenty-six of the finest paintings, capturing the spirit of cowboys, Native Americans, landscapes, and desert scenes
-- A wide range of styles and media -- oil, watercolor, pastel, and acrylic
-- Insights into the artists' inspiration and techniques
This volume will be a treasured collection of images of people, animals, places, and events, a portfolio that preserves the proud heritage of all those who love the great, uncrowded, open spaces of the West.