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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Works: 331 works in 611 publications in 1 language and 12,577 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography  Portraits  Illustrated works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: his, Editor, Other, Organizer of meeting, Publisher
Classifications: ND237.H7, 759.13
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Eliot Porter by Eliot Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language of the print; a selection from the Donald H. Karshan Collection by Bowdoin College( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From studio to studiolo : Florentine draftsmanship under the first Medici grand dukes by Larry J Feinberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a portrait if I say so : identity in American art, 1912 to today by Anne Collins Goodyear( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This groundbreaking book traces the history of portraiture as a site of radical artistic experimentation, as it shifted from a genre based on mimesis to one stressing instead conceptual and symbolic associations between artist and subject. Featuring over 100 color illustrations of works by artists from Charles Demuth, Marcel Duchamp, Marsden Hartley, and Georgia O'Keeffe to Janine Antoni, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roni Horn, Jasper Johns, and Glenn Ligon, this timely publication probes the ways we think about and picture the self and others. With particular focus on three periods during which non-mimetic portraiture flourished - 1912-25, 1961-70, and 1990-the present - the authors investigate issues related to technology, sexuality, artist networks, identity politics, and social media, and explore the emergence of new models for the visual representation of identity. Taking its title from a 1961 work by Robert Rauschenberg - a telegram that stated, "This is a portrait of Iris Clert if I say so"--This book unites paintings, sculpture, photography, and text portraits that challenge the genre in significant, often playful ways and question the convention, as well as the limits, of traditional portrayal"--Publisher's website
Marguerite Zorach : the early years, 1908-1920 by Marguerite Zorach( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Hopper's Maine by Kevin Salatino( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the lyrical paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints that Hopper produced whilst staying in Maine over nine summers between 1914 and 1929, including his iconic lighthouses and the 32 plein-air studies painted on Monhegan island
Night vision : nocturnes in American art, 1860-1960 by Joachim Homann( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spanning a century from the introduction of electric light to the dawn of the Space Age, this first major survey of American night scenes by artists such as Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth, and Joseph Cornell proposes the central importance of nocturnal images in the development of modern art. investigates how leading American artists of diverse aesthetic convictions responded in a range of media--including paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs--to the unique challenges of picturing the night. Retooling their palette and reconsidering their techniques, artists cherished the night as a time of heightened alertness and active imagination. Mysterious and provocative, the darkness was experienced as liberating, both on an aesthetic and personal level--allowing artists to become invisible, turn inward, and express personal truths in unique and poetic ways. Night Vision expands the conversation on American art and the rise of modernism, as it demonstrates how the theme of the night inspired artists who sought to leave behind established styles and traditions to better reflect the broader societal and technological shifts as well as a new understanding of the value of art as personal expression." -- Publisher's description
The portrayal of the Negro in American painting; [exhibition] the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. [Catalogue by Bowdoin College( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient art in Bowdoin College by Bowdoin College( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockwell Kent : the early years : [Exhibition] Bowdoin College, Museum of Art, 1969 by Rockwell Kent( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past futures : science fiction, space travel, and postwar art of the Americas by Sarah J Montross( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 1940s to the 1970s, visionary artists from across the Americas reimagined themes from science fiction and space travel. They mapped extraterrestrial terrain, created dystopian scenarios amid fears of nuclear annihilation, and ingeniously deployed scientific and technological subjects and motifs. This book offers a sumptuously illustrated exploration of how artists from the United States and Latin America visualized the future. Inspired variously by the "golden age" of science fiction, the Cold War, the space race, and the counterculture, these artists expressed both optimism and pessimism about humanity's prospects. Past Futures showcases work by more than a dozen artists, including the biomorphic cosmic spaces and hybrid alien-totemic figures painted by the Chilean artist Roberto Matta (1911--2002); the utopian 'Hydrospatial City' envisioned by Argentine Gyula Kosice (1924-- ); and 'Incidents of Mirror-Travel in the Yucatan', in which Robert Smithson (1938--1973) layered tropes of time travel atop Mayan ruins.0The artists respond to science fiction in film and literature and the media coverage of the space race; link myths of Europeans' first encounters with the New World to contemporary space exploration; and project futures both idealized and dystopian. The book, which accompanies an exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, also includes an essay by the editor and curator mapping central themes; an exploration of how Latin American artists have depicted astronomic phenomena, utopian projects, and the modern machine; an essay on space-age art in Argentina during the 1960s; and a study of Smithson and science fiction. 00Exhibition: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, USA (05.03. - 07.06.2015)
Medals and plaquettes from the Molinari collection at Bowdoin College by Bowdoin College( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hands to work and hearts to God : the Shaker tradition in Maine by Theodore E Johnson( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture of violence : exhibition( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Green builds homemade book and suitcase bombs, Leon Golub paints monumentally trenchant street scenes, Richard Misrach shoots color photographs of Playboy magazines used for target practice, and Sue Williams sculpts a heartbreakingly abused woman in fetal position. The Culture of Violence presents a broad, multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to the subject of violence as manifested in the media, in the lives of children and their families, and the work of these and other artists, including Bruce Nauman, Ida Applebroog, Mel Chin, Kristin Oppenheim, and Lucinda Devlin. Organized around thematic categories that cut across class and gender and range from political to personal expressions of violence, including terrorism and hate crimes, government-sanctioned execution, youth and gang violence, street crime, and domestic violence, The Culture of Violence includes a conversation on violence and culture in medieval epics and contemporary media, and a proscriptive essay on coping with family violence
Thomas Cornell drawings & prints by Thomas Cornell( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ivory mirror : the art of mortality in Renaissance Europe by Stephen Perkinson( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We often imagine the Renaissance as an age of exceptional human progress and artistic achievement. But, intriguingly, macabre images proliferated in precisely this period: unsettling depictions of Death personified, of decaying bodies, of young lovers struck down in their prime. These morbid themes run riot in the remarkable array of artworks featured in The Ivory Mirror. Nearly 200 illustrated artworks--from ivory prayer beads to gem-encrusted jewelry to exquisitely carved small sculptures--present us with an aspect of this era that is at once darker and more familiar than we might have expected"--
Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck by Philip C Beam( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primarily a critical analysis and appraisal of Homer's work as it developed from 1883 to 1910, when his principal residence was Prout's Neck, Maine
The Salton collection; Renaissance & Baroque medals & plaquettes; [catalogue of exhibition] by Mark M Salton( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice Prendergast : by the sea by Joachim Homann( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of works in various media focuses on Maurice Prendergast's creative process as he imaginatively and innovatively captured the look and feel of coastlines from New England to France and Italy"--Publisher description
Twilight of arcadia : American landscape painters in Rome, 1830-1880 by John W Coffey( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Edward Hopper's Maine
The culture of violence : exhibition
Alternative Names
Bowdoin college

Bowdoin college (Brunswick, Me.). Museum of art

Bowdoin college museum of art

Bowdoin college museum of art (Brunswick, Me.)

Bowdoin College Museum of Fine Arts

Bowdoin Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Art Brunswick.

Museum of Fine Arts.

Walker Art Museum.

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English (166)