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Two centuries of American still-life painting : the Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs collection

by Gerdts, William H.,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q ND1392.G485 2016
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Oversize
 
Call Number  q ND1392.G485 2016
 
 
Summary
More than 65 works from the Hevrdejs collection, many of which have never been on public view, are accompanied by comprehensive and accessible explanations that contextualize their role in the ongoing development of the genre. Featuring works by prominent and diverse artists such as Raphaelle Peale, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Andrew Wyeth, this study expands the overall notion of the still life by examining its use in a variety of painting styles from the 19th century to the present day. With color illustrations and an essay and entries by a distinguished scholar, this book demonstrates why the genre has been a compelling preoccupation for American artists over two centuries.

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Additional Information
Subjects Hevrdejs, Frank -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Hevrdejs, Michelle -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Still-life painting, American -- Exhibitions.
Painting -- Private collections -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs.
Publisher [Houston] :2016
Contributors Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, organizer, host institution.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, host institution.
Tacoma Art Museum, host institution.
Language English
Notes "This book accompanies the exhibition Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, January 14-April 9, 2017; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, April 20-July 30, 2017; Tacoma Museum of Art, October 2017-January 2018."--Title page verso.
Description 288 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 283) and index.
ISBN 9780300225914
0300225911
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