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Oakland Museum

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Works: 303 works in 589 publications in 2 languages and 19,985 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Biography 
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Westward to Promontory : building the Union Pacific across the plains and mountains ; a pictorial documentary by Barry Combs( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of photographs made by A.J. Russell in 1868 and 1869 and now in the collection of the Oakland (Calif.) Museum, with introductory, explanatory, and connecting text
Objects of myth and memory : American Indian art at the Brooklyn Museum by Diana Fane( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painters' America: rural and urban life, 1810-1910 by Patricia Hills( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeing straight : the f.64 revolution in photography by Therese Thau Heyman( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts and crafts movement in California : living the good life by Kenneth R Trapp( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extensive artists' biographies and company histories that will be of particular interest to both scholars and collectors
Art of the gold rush by Janice Tolhurst Driesbach( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brochure of an exhibition of paintings and drawings about life in nineteenth century California shortly after the Gold Rush. With artist, title, date, dimensions, and owning museum
The art of Peter Voulkos by Peter Voulkos( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carleton E. Watkins, photographer of the American West by Peter E Palmquist( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works of the nineteenth century photographer who focused mainly on landscape photos, and Yosemite was a favorite subject of his. His photos of the valley significantly influenced the United States Congress' decision to preserve it as a National Park
An American exodus; a record of human erosion in the Thirties by Dorothea Lange( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1939, An American Exodus is one of the masterpieces of the documentary genre. Produced by incomparable documentary photographer Dorothea Lange with text by her husband, Paul Taylor, An American Exodus was taken in the early 1930s while the couple were working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) The book documents the rural poverty of the depression-era exodus that brought over 300,000 migrants to California in search of farmwork, a westward mass migration driven by economic deprivation as opposed to the Manifest Destiny of 19th century pioneers. This facsimile edition of the original volume reintroduces this sought-after work of art -- a pioneering book that was among the first to combine photographs with oral testimony -- to a contemporary audience, providing an insight into the struggles of the Depression as well as offering a profound and timeless look at the human condition
David Park by Richard Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picturing California : a century of photographic genius by Oakland Museum( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating a collection : the work of Dorothea Lange by Therese Thau Heyman( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Al Bengston : paintings of three decades by Billy Al Bengston( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful volume chronicles the ever-changing work of Billy Al Bengston - art that spans a period of thirty years, encompasses a variety of materials, and consistently defies stylistic classification. With colleagues Edward Kienholz, Edward Ruscha, and Kenneth Price, Bengston was a leader in the art revolution that transformed Los Angeles from art backwater to international art center beginning in the 1960s. His own widely acclaimed work has changed dramatically from decade to decade, reflecting the artist's independent spirit and firm belief in the open-endedness of the creative process. Bengston has said, "A work of art should never be predictable...if each time you look at it you see something new, find that it means something more, something different, then you are on the track of art." Inspired by the various environments in which he has lived and worked - from California and Hawaii to London and Mexico - Bengston vibrantly evokes in his works the colors, lights, and patterns of these locales. This book visually chronicles the evolution of the artist's pictorial investigations, from his early paintings that conjure up the metallic and chrome-plated car culture of Los Angeles to the later Hawaiian images that opulently evoke this island paradise. Lavishly illustrated with sixty full-color plates of Bengston's paintings, collages, watercolors, screens, and banners, the book reveals the true radiance of his palette and his continual process of experimentation. Insightful essays by Henry T. Hopkins, Jane Livingston, Karen Tsujimoto, and Maurice Tuchman provide a welcome overview for admirers of Bengston's art and a splendid introduction for those as yet unfamiliar with it. This volume offers an illuminating appraisal of an artist of enormous originality, range, and achievement, whose glowing canvases reward the viewer with prolonged visual pleasure. -- from front cover flap
Pacific dreams : currents of surrealism and fantasy in California art, 1934-1957( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color & form, 1909-1914; the origin and evolution of abstract painting in futurism, orphism, rayonnism, synchromism, and the blue rider by Henry G Gardiner( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italo Scanga, 1972-1985 by Paul Tomidy( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathews: masterpieces of the California decorative style by Harvey Jones( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon Cook : a retrospective by Christina Orr-Cahall( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California : a place, a people, a dream( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston's gifts to his sister by Kathy Kelsey Foley( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Art of the gold rush
Alternative Names

controlled identityOakland Art Museum

controlled identityOakland Museum of California

controlled identityOakland Public Museum

controlled identitySnow Museum

Oakland, Calif. Museum

Oakland (Calif.) Oakland Museum

Oakland Museum of California

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