Andrew Wyeth: memory & magic
Anne Classen Knutson, Christopher Crosman, Kathleen A. Foster, Michael R. Taylor, High Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
High Museum of Art, 2005 - Art - 223 pages
Prior to the 1960s, Andrew Wyeth enjoyed a stellar reputation as a rising star in the art world. Since then, critics and scholars have largely ignored him. Wyeth, however, who is age 88 at the date of publication, has continued to paint, to the delight of his admirers, collectors, and the art-loving public. Now, in association with the High Museum exhibition, Andrew Wyeth: Memory & Magic takes a fresh look at the work of one of America's most beloved artists.In examining his entire oeuvre, the book celebrates the artist's ongoing love affair with everyday life-domestic, natural, and architectural. Found throughout Wyeth's work, these objects form patterns that illuminate core themes and reveal the artist wrestling with issues of memory, temporality, embodiment, and the metaphysical. Organized chronologically and thematically, the book explores how the artist's approach to these subjects was formed in his early career, and has been revisited in new and surprising ways in recent years.Andrew Wyeth: Memory & Magic comprises 150 tempera paintings and 50 drawings and watercolors-including his most-famous works, but also many published here for the first time.
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So glad that I picked this up and read it. There was great insight to Wyeth's thought process and his approach to painting. He certainly isn't "just another realist."
Introduction John Wilmerding
The Early Work of Andrew Wyeth Michael R Taylor
Andrew Wyeths Language of Tilings Anne Classen Knutson
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