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Seattle Art Museum

Works: 842 works in 1,275 publications in 1 language and 33,615 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: E78.N78, 759.13
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Most widely held works about Seattle Art Museum
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Most widely held works by Seattle Art Museum
Jacob Lawrence, American painter by Ellen Harkins Wheat( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life and art of African-American painter Jacob Lawrence, covering the entire span of his career from the 1930s through the 1980s. Includes over 100 color plates of Lawrence's work
Thomas Moran by Nancy K Anderson( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A survey of Moran's work throughout his career ... [with] nearly one hundred of his works, reproduced in color, along with essays by leading authorities that explore his virtuosity in various fields."--Jacket
Like a one-eyed cat : photographs by Lee Friedlander, 1956-1987 by Lee Friedlander( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eastman Johnson : painting America by Teresa A Carbone( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Providing a comprehensive overview of Johnson's oeuvre within the context of his era, this volume will transform the study of the artist. The two curators and three other distinguished contributors reveal the true scope and diversity of Johnson's American subject matter, notably the thematic originality of his Civil War and Reconstruction imagery."--Jacket
Tobey's 80: a retrospective by Mark Tobey( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Native visions : evolution in northwest coast art from the eighteenth through the twentieth century by Steven C Brown( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a tradition of great antiquity which also remains vital and alive today in the work of the best contemporary Northwest Coast Native artists. Among the extraordinary artworks illustrated in Native Visions are archaeological artifacts and the earliest documented Northwest Coast objects, collected in the eighteenth century, along with numerous pieces by the nineteenth-century artist Charles Edenshaw, masks and totem pole models by Willie Seaweed, and an unusual gold sculpture by Bill Reid
The art of Tibet by Pratapaditya Pal( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designing modernity : the arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945 : selections from the Wolfsonian ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exhibition: L.A. County Museum 7/21-8/22/96, Co-published with Wolfsonian
Lewis and Clark's America : Seattle Art Museum, July 15-September 26, 1976 by Seattle Art Museum( Book )
7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art from Africa : long steps never broke a back by Pamela McClusky( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The authors draw on personal memories, interviews, and oral narratives to present twelve "case histories" of objects--or clusters of objects-- in the Seatle Art Museum's renowned collection of African art."
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner : a retrospective exhibition by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of the brush : Japanese paintings from the Sansō Collection by Seattle Art Museum( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japan envisions the West : 16th-19th century Japanese art from Kobe City Museum ( Book )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction : the painters of Japan and the West / Oka Yasumasa -- The reception of maps between Japan and the West / Onoda Kazuyuki -- Two streams of Namban painting / Narusawa Katsushi -- The art scene in and around Nagasaki / Narusawa Katsushi -- The influence of Ransho on Western-style painting / Katsumori Noriko -- The early copperplate prints of Shiba Kōkan and Aōdō Denzen / Tsukahara Akira -- Hollandisme in Japanese craftwork / Oka Yasumasa -- Japan and the West : export porcelain and lacquerware / Christiaan J.A. Jörg -- The opening of Japan and its visual culture / Tsukahara Akira
Impressionism : paintings collected by European museums by Ann Dumas( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The box of daylight : Northwest Coast Indian art by Bill Holm( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogue produced to accompany exhibition held at Seattle Art Museum, Sept. 15, 1983-Jan. 8, 1984. Contains over 200 examples of the art of the Salish, West Coast, Kwakiutl, Bella Coola, Northern Wakashan, Tsimshian, Haida and Tlingit Indians
Twentieth-century American art : the Ebsworth collection by Bruce Robertson( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book, the companion volume to an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and the Seattle Art Museum, showcases the extraordinary modern American masterpieces assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Barney A. Ebsworth, Saint Louis collectors." "Paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by artists such as Patrick Henry Bruce, Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, Marsden Hartley, David Hockney, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Charles Sheeler, and Wayne Thiebaud are included in the collection." "With more than 180 illustrations and an illuminating essay by distinguished art historian Bruce Robertson, this book will be a revelation to anyone who loves twentieth-century American art."--Jacket
Porcelain stories : from China to Europe by Julie Emerson( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a series of intertwined narratives, Porcelain Stories explores porcelain's beginnings in China around A.D. 600, then follows its diverse developments as a new and fashionable commodity within China and throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. The book recounts the ingenious achievements of Chinese porcelain and its worldwide impact through trade, where in the West, it spurred a mania for collecting and an urgent quest seeking the formula for and process of creating porcelain." "Cultural and stylistic interchange between East and West is the other main focus of these stories. They place porcelain objects in the context of their times and cultures, retracing porcelain's technological, aesthetic, and commercial evolution over twelve centuries."--Jacket
Spain in the age of exploration, 1492-1819 ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspiring Impressionism : the Impressionists and the art of the past ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Inspiring Impressionism" explores links between Impressionists and the major European art-historical movements that came before them, demonstrating how often beneath the Impressionists' commitment to capturing contemporary life there lay a deep exploration of the art of the past. Presents Impressionist works by artists including Manet, Monet, Degas, Bazille, Cassatt, and Cezanne alongside those of Raphael, El Greco, Rubens, Velazquez, and others
Into the sunset : photography's image of the American West by Eva Respini( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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