Author:Donald J. Hagerty
Publisher:Gibbs Smith
Date:August 2010
Dimensions:12.2 x 12.1 x 1.1 in.
Format:Hardcover
Pages:256
ISBN:9781423603801

The Art of Maynard Dixon

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An active and outspoken, sometimes cantankerous, participant in the life of San Francisco and the West, painter Maynard Dixon (American, 1875-1946) developed enduring themes: the majestic western landscape, the mysticism of the Native American, and (briefly, during the Great Depression) people caught in the grip of economic and social hardship. Profusely illustrated with numerous new images of paintings and other artwork, this book traces the emergence of Dixon as a transitional figure in the art history of America. Poems, letters, and essays written by Dixon support his responses to the dynamic changes in American art from the early decades of the twentieth century.


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