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Joslyn Art Museum

Works: 450 works in 695 publications in 2 languages and 15,103 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Art  Biography  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: isb, Other, Editor, his, Publisher
Classifications: N8214.5.U6, 758.10973
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Karl Bodmer's America by Karl Bodmer( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the many painters of the early American West -- of Native Americans, landscape, wildlife -- no artist is more admired and renowned than Karl Bodmer. Here, for the first time, carefully prepared and painstakingly reproduced, is the full range of Bodmer's American work, printed in 359 plates, 257 in full color and 102 in black and white. Here, also for the first time, is the background needed to place Bodmer and his work in the history of his time, exploration, and the American frontier: his life, his American journey, and the subjects he painted and their contexts
The West as romantic horizon : selections from the collection of the InterNorth Art Foundation by William H Goetzmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Degas and the Little Dancer by Richard Kendall( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful book is the first full-length study of the subject and offers entirely new perspectives on a work that is widely regarded as a key precursor of twentieth-century sculpture. In three chapters, Richard Kendall analyzes the origins of this distinctive figure in Degas's ballet imagery; explores the condition of French sculpture in the 1870s and the significance of Degas's choice of materials, procedures, and exhibition strategy; and describes the critical responses to the first public display of the statuette, particularly those comparing it with dolls and the art of ancient Egypt. Douglas W. Druick then explores the fascinating association between the sculpture and views of criminality current in the artist's day, and for the first time in the history of the work, Arthur Beale examines the technical character of its variant forms using laboratory analysis and X-ray photography. The book presents sixty-five color plates of major works by Degas that encompass the genesis and legacy of the Little Dancer, as well as a wealth of comparative plates and preparatory drawings, some never before published
Views of a vanishing frontier( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plain pictures : images of the American prairie by Joni Kinsey( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred twenty color and black-and-white reproductions showcase works by George Catlin, Worthington Whittredge, Albert Bierstadt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Laura Gilpin, Dorothea Lange, Terry Evans, and many others
Pacific Arcadia : images of California, 1600-1915 by Claire Perry( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated catalog presents a fascinating cultural history of an idyllic vision of California that still figures prominently in the American imagination. Currier and Ives lithographs and the work of early European cartographers are juxtaposed with photographs by Carleton E. Watkins, Arnold Genthe, and Eadweard Muybridge, and paintings by Albert Bierstadt, James Walker, and William Hahn, among others." "Perry investigates how and why this vision of a Pacific paradise was developed and marketed to the public, taking as her subject the images produced by early visitors and residents confronted by the peculiarities of California's landscape, the abundance of its natural resources, and the omnipresence of the vast Pacific."--Jacket
A sense of place: the artist and the American land by Alan Gussow( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visual art--painting, drawing, etching, engraving--related to wilderness areas of the United States, often accompanied by the artist's commentary. Predominantly landscape painting. Besides landscapes and seascapes, also has some still life, wildlife, and architectural renditions
The Wanderers : masters of 19th-century Russian painting : an exhibition from the Soviet Union( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Bodmer's North American prints by Karl Bodmer( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1832-34 German scientist Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied traveled the interior regions of North America to document what he regarded as vanishing cultures. Accompanying him was the twenty-two-year-old Swiss artist Karl Bodmer (1809-93), whom Maximilian employed to create a "faithful and vivid image" of America and its people." "Upon their return to Europe, Maximilian began the difficult task of turning his field notes and journals into a readable account of his journey, while Bodmer concentrated on the equally complicated process of translating his drawings and watercolors into engravings to accompany the text. During the nearly ten-year effort it took to create Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-34, many of the eighty-one images underwent significant changes: Bodmer and his team of some thirty engravers altered landscapes and portraits based on Maximilian's input, modified imprecise inscriptions, and reengraved plates for future printings." "Karl Bodmer's North American Prints is the first book to systematically and comprehensively document and interpret these changes to the prints. Each version - or state - is cataloged, discussed, and linked to one of the five distinct editions. Other issues, including coloring, paper, and dates, are examined. The two essays, eighty-one entries, and six appendixes contained in this volume elucidate all aspects of the project, with special attention to the number of legitimate and illegitimate reproductions the popular North American prints engendered and to Bodmer's post-expedition output as a printmaker."--BOOK JACKET
Thomas Moran's West : chromolithography, high art, and popular taste by Joni Kinsey( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Yellowstone National Park portfolio, comprising nine images of Yellowstone and six of other sites, is also now regarded as the finest example of chromolithography ever produced. Yet today these images are less well known than Moran's dramatic oil paintings and are usually admired merely as curiosities of an obsolete technology Joni Kinsey, a preeminent authority on Moran, shows that these and other chromolithographs by the artist in fact had an important place in American visual culture and were a vital part of the artist's career. Thomas Moran's West reproduces this renowned collection, along with two dozen other color plates and over 100 black-and-white illustrations, to recapture their impact on the American imagination."--BOOK JACKET
Grant Wood : an American master revealed by Grant Wood( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly illustrated, the book examines Wood's modernist tendencies, ranging from abstract design principles to the lasting influence of paintings by Georges Seurat and German Neue Schlichkeit artists. Also provides the most detailed account available of the artists working methods
Shape of space : the sculpture of George Sugarman by Holliday T Day( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new child : British art and the origins of modern childhood, 1730-1830 by James Christen Steward( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules Breton and the French rural tradition by Hollister Sturges( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental journey : the art of Alfred Jacob Miller by Lisa Maria Strong( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) was the first artist to journey into the heart of the Rocky Mountains. He did so as the commissioned expedition artist for William Drummond Stewart (1795-1871), a Scottish nobleman and veteran of a five-year hunting tour in America. Their destination would be the annual fur traders' rendezvous at Horse Creek, near the present-day border of Colorado and Wyoming." "Miller, Stewart, and the rest of their party departed from Independence, Missouri, in mid-May 1837. They arrived at the rendezvous two months later and, after a week among the trappers and traders, headed into the Wind River Mountains to the source of the Green River. There, they spent the waning summer hunting moose and elk before returning to St. Louis in early October. Miller executed some one hundred watercolor and pen-and-ink sketches during the expedition, and he later reworked them into finished watercolors and oils for a variety of patrons." "Over the past two decades, much valuable scholarship has emerged on how western American art has reflected American nationalist or expansionist ideologies. In Sentimental Journey: The Art of Alfred Jacob Miller, Lisa Strong takes a new approach, however, by examining how Miller tailored his western scenes to suit the specific needs and interests of local American audiences. She also crosses national boundaries to explore how Miller's paintings helped promote a vision of Scottish aristocratic identity."--Jacket
The Rural vision : France and America in the late nineteenth century by Joslyn Art Museum( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot dry men, cold wet women : the theory of humors in Western European art, 1575-1700 by Zirka Zaremba Filipczak( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild spaces, open seasons : hunting and fishing in American art by Kevin Sharp( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their depictions of the hunt or the catch, American artists connected a dynamic and developing nation to its past and its future. Through the examination of major works of art, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons brings to light an often-overlooked theme in American painting and sculpture
Frederic Remington's Southwest by James K Ballinger( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thirties decade: American artists and their European contemporaries by Joslyn Art Museum( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Karl Bodmer's America
The West as romantic horizon : selections from the collection of the InterNorth Art FoundationDegas and the Little DancerPlain pictures : images of the American prairiePacific Arcadia : images of California, 1600-1915Karl Bodmer's North American printsThomas Moran's West : chromolithography, high art, and popular tasteGrant Wood : an American master revealedSentimental journey : the art of Alfred Jacob MillerHot dry men, cold wet women : the theory of humors in Western European art, 1575-1700
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