A History of American Tonalism: Crucible of American Modernism

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Winsted Press #ad - The first definitive overview of the tonalist movement-the crucial but long-misunderstood missing link in the evolution of american art —An indispensable reference for museums, through its influence on the development of modernism in the Stieglitz Circle, the Abstract Expressionism of Rothko, covering some 50 artists, and academics, artists, starting with La Farge, and finally, Whistler, and Inness in the late 1800s, Gottlieb and Newman, on to Milton Avery, with many never-before-published works This groundbreaking book details the development and importance of Tonalism, postmodern Tonalists like Wolf Kahn.

A History of American Tonalism: Crucible of American Modernism #ad - Challenging standard notions of american art history, and tracing the origins of modernism in America back to the late 1870s, this tome argues Tonalism is the driving force in the development of a distinctly American vision, reflecting abstract and spiritual impulses that remain a force in American art today.

. Through its imagery, scholarship, and writers, and a narrative that incorporates the voices of long-overlooked artists, critics, this volume will serve as an indispensable guide to the cultural history of turn-of-the-century America.

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George Inness and the Visionary Landscape

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George Braziller Inc. #ad - It explains for the first time how Inness treated landscape painting as a form of philosophical inquiry that could communicate his holistic belief in the unity of nature and spirit. Bell’s handsomely illustrated, eloquently written, and well-documented text considerably expands previous scholarship. It provides an overview of his life and situates Inness within the contexts of key issues in American history, such as the Hudson River School, Swedenborgianism, Transcendentalism, and the work of William James.

George Inness and the Visionary Landscape #ad - . A first-rate study. A “rare, valuable and luminously illustrated monograph. Booklistthis eloquent examination of Inness' most important paintings illuminates the artist’s philosophical and religious preoccupations. Highly recommended. Choice  40 full color illustrations and 19 black and white illustrations George Braziller Inc.

The essential book on the innovative American landscape painter, with a new preface by the author.

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Nocturne: Night in American Art, 1890-1917

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Yale University Press #ad - George Braziller Inc. In this original and thought-provoking book, Hélène Valance investigates why artists and viewers of the era were so captivated by the night. Valance argues that the success of the genre is connected to the resonance between the night and the many forces that affected the era, including technological advances that expanded the realm of the visible, such as electric lighting and photography; Jim Crow–era race relations; America’s closing frontier and imperialism abroad; and growing anxiety about identity and social values amid rapid urbanization.

. Nocturne examines works by artists such as james mcneill Whistler, Winslow Homer, Edward Steichen, Childe Hassam, Frederic Remington, and Henry Ossawa Tanner through the lens of the scientific developments and social issues that dominated the period. A beautifully illustrated look at the vogue for night landscapes amid the social, political, and technological changes of modern America The turn of the 20th century witnessed a surge in the creation and popularity of nocturnes and night landscapes in American art.

Nocturne: Night in American Art, 1890-1917 #ad - This absorbing study features 150 illustrations encompassing paintings, photographs, advertising, prints, scientific illustration, and popular media to explore the predilection for night imagery as a sign of the times.

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The Hudson River School: Nature and the AmericanVision

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Rizzoli Electa #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In the mid-1800s, a group of painters based in New York turned their focus to the theme of the natural landscape to demonstrate the beauty of the wilderness. This seminal survey of the artists marks the first presentation of the outstanding collection at the New-York Historical Society.

The Hudson River School: Nature and the AmericanVision #ad - George Braziller Inc. Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, the book is also timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s first voyage up the Hudson River. It features works by all the greatest artists of the group, Asher Durand, including Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, and Frederic Church.

. Their work enjoyed a popular national success that no other group of artists has achieved since.

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Charles Warren Eaton: An American Tonalist Rediscovered

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Spanierman Gallery #ad - Charles Warren Eaton: An American Tonalist Rediscovered #ad - Used book in Good Condition. His art achieves the "universal truth" for which he so ardently strived. George Braziller Inc. Charles warren Eaton was one of America's foremost Tonalist painters. Whether he painted a group of pine trees at dusk or a small European village, Eaton's paintings have the amazing ability to transport us to a different place and time.

He created intensely serene landscapes, evoking a calm, spiritual beauty.

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Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism

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Van scoy introduce each artist, situating the importance of landscape within their practice and addressing key works. With over 400 color reproductions, including many details, this ambitious survey makes a compelling case for the continued relevance of landscape painting in our time. Featured artists are etel adnan, cynthia daignault, ayman baalbaki, daniel heidkamp, alfredo and isabel aquilizan, lucas arruda, tim eitel, cecily brown, ali banisadr, maureen gallace, pat de groot, tim gardner, Adrian Ghenie, Will Cotton, Amy Bennett, Andreas Eriksson, John Beerman, Rackstraw Downes, Peter Doig, Genieve Figgis, Nigel Cooke, Jules de Balincourt, Gillian Carnegie, Noa Charuvi, Hurvin Anderson, Hernan Bas, Verne Dawson, Inka Essenhigh, Francis Alÿs, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Franz Gertsch, Mamma Andersson, Richard Estes, Vincent Desiderio, Jane Freilicher, Barnaby Furnas, April Gornik, Lois Dodd, Barkley L.

Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - Schwabsky’s text weaves throughout the book, tracing the history of landscape painting from its origins in Eastern and Western art, through its transformation in the 20th century, to its present flourishing. From fantastical worlds to political topologies: a global survey of landscape painting in the 21st centuryAlthough the fact may be surprising to some, landscape painting is positively thriving in the 21st century―indeed, the genre has arguably never felt as vital as it does today.

Shorter texts by art historians Robert R.

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Landscapes in Oil: A Contemporary Guide to Realistic Painting in the Classical Tradition

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Monacelli Studio #ad - Landscapes in oil is the first-ever comprehensive guide to classical landscape painting reinterpreted for the twenty-first century. Drawing from the tradition established by american painters of the Hudson River School--artists like Thomas Cole, and George Inness--author and painter Ken Salaz reveals great masters' philosophy and methods, Frederic Church, updating their approaches for the contemporary landscape painter.

He provides detailed step-by-step breakdowns of the creation of four of his own paintings, focusing not only on application but also on the ideas that underpin every decision a landscape painter must make. At a time when classical landscape is enjoying a renaissance in art schools, and galleries across North America, ateliers, this book is an essential resource for beginning and experienced painters alike.

Used book in Good Condition. Emphasizing the necessity of plein air drawing and painting, Salaz demonstrates how to translate small, quick studies made outdoors into full-scale studio paintings. Beginning painters are given the basic tools and step-by-step demonstrations, intermediate painters are challenged with unpublished techniques that allow them to break through to the next level, and advanced painters learn to apply their skills under unified theories.

Landscapes in Oil: A Contemporary Guide to Realistic Painting in the Classical Tradition #ad - Landscapes in oil devotes a chapter to each of the fundamental elements of landscape painting--drawing, composition, color, and light quality--and offers critical advice on selecting tools and materials, choosing colors, value, and structuring your palette for best results. The scores of landscape masterworks, past and present, that illustrate this book have been carefully chosen for their aesthetic power and because each embodies a specific aspect of the landscape painter's craft.

For salaz, landscape painting is a noble pursuit, and the goal of the landscape artist is not to paint "pretty pictures" but to create compelling images that express human beings' profound connection to nature in all its diversity and grandeur.

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The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, and Water

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Watson-Guptill #ad - In the elements of landscape oil painting, established Watson-Guptill author and noted instructor/painter Suzanne Brooker presents the fundamentals necessary for mastering landscape oil painting, trees, terrain, breaking landscapes down into component parts: sky, and water. George Braziller Inc. Each featured element builds off the previous, with additional lessons on the latest brushes, paints, and other tools used by artists.

. A landscape painting guide for oil painters that breaks landscapes down into component elements from nature, and showcases tools and techniques used by classic and modern oil painters for bringing these scenes to life. Landscape painting is one of the most popular subjects for painters working in the medium of oils--from classic masters to contemporary artists.

The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, and Water #ad - Key methods like observation, rendering, and color mixing are supported by demonstration paintings and samples from a variety of the best landscape oil painters of all time. Used book in Good Condition. With the elements of landscape oil Painting, oil painters looking to break into landscape painting or enhance their work will find all the necessary ingredients for success.

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Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook

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Monacelli Studio #ad - Written by a well-known artist and best-selling art-instruction author with almost rock-star popularity in the contemporary world of representational art, with its unique workbook/sketchbook approach, and high-quality paper, Beginning Drawing Atelier, offers a comprehensive and contemporary twist on traditional Atelier art instruction practices.

Atelier education is centered on the belief that working in a studio, not sitting in the lecture hall, is the best place to learn about art. In this elegant and inspiring workbook, manageable lessons; presents them progressively; introduces time-tested principles and techniques in the Atelier tradition that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and create superior, master contemporary artist and best selling author Juliette Aristides breaks down the drawing process into small, well-crafted drawings.

Every artist needs to learn basic drawing skills. What makes this approach unique is the fact that it includes blank pages for copying and practicing within each lesson, facilitating traditional Atelier methods. Ateliers have produced the greatest artists of all time--and now that educational model is experiencing a renaissance.

Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook #ad - George Braziller Inc. On every page, aristides uses the works of old masters and today's most respected realist artists to demonstrate and teach the principles of realist drawing and painting, taking students step by step through the learning curve yet allowing them to work at their own pace. Unique and inspiring, the approach in this new book offers serious art courses for serious art students.

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Pennsylvania Impressionism

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University of Pennsylvania Press #ad - Lathrop's deeply felt, evocative Bucks County vistas. Pennsylvania impressionist artwork is now widely collected, and many works in private hands are shown here, as well as the holdings of the James A. However, what most characterized pennsylvania impressionism was not a single, unified style but rather the emergence of many mature, distinctive voices: Daniel Garber's luminous, poetic renditions of the Delaware River; Fern Coppedge's colorful village scenes; Robert Spencer's lyrical views of mills and tenements; John Folinsbee's moody, expressionistic snowscapes; and William L.

Gerdts, professor emeritus of art history at the city University of New York, and Sylvia Yount, Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art at the High Museum in Atlanta. Pennsylvania impressionism explores in comprehensive and sumptuous detail this important American movement. Known as the pennsylvania impressionists, this group of artists played a dominant role in the American art world of the 1910s and 1920s, winning major awards and sitting on prestigious exhibition juries.

Pennsylvania Impressionism #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Peterson George Braziller Inc. Intended for both a general audience and aficionados, this book will become the principal source for information about this important branch of American impressionism. Also of interest—Edward W. Watson-Guptill Publications. Edward redfield was the generally acknowledged stylistic leader of the New Hope painters; his vigorously realistic, unsentimental brand of impressionism influenced several generations of artists associated with the group.

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Poetic Vision : American Tonalism

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Spanierman Gallery, 2005 #ad - Poetic Vision : American Tonalism #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Watson-Guptill Publications. Used book in Good Condition. Book by Sessions, Ralph. George Braziller Inc.

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