In this book, Lynn Barstis Williams outlines the history of printmaking in the South, its rise in popularity, its variations from region to region, the different methods embraced by printmakers, the growth of the print society movement, and the influence of social realism, New Deal art programs, and the Arts and Crafts movement on the aesthetics of southern printmakers. She also reviews the motifs, imagery, and subject matter that predominated in the work of many southern printmakersthe natural world, farms and farmers at work, rural architecture and townscapes, African-American life, religious gatherings, and scenes of leisure and play (hunting, dancing, music-playing).
|Publisher:||University of Alabama Press|
|Edition description:||1st Edition|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
Lynn Barstis Williams is an art and special collections librarian at AuburnUniversity libraries. She is the compiler of American Printmakers 1880-1945: An Index to Reproductions and Biocritical Information and the author of articles on a variety of southern printmakers and movements.