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Grandma Moses : American Modern (Hardcover) (Thomas Denenberg)

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A long-overdue reexamination of beloved American artist Grandma Moses, restoring her rightful place within the canon of mid-century American Art. One of the best-known artists of her time, and a true American legend, Anna Mary Robertson "Grandma" Moses (1860–1961) was often marginalized as a latter-day "folk" painter or a phenomenon of popular media. Accompanying a traveling exhibition, this new book looks closely at the paintings themselves and the artist’s compelling biography to reassert her role in the development of a culture of modernist art at mid-century. Presenting fresh research, several scholars examine Moses’s name, public persona, painted world, and wildly popular place in American pop culture; address the myth of the self-taught artist; and contextualize her work alongside such contemporaries as Horace Pippin, Elie Nadelman, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Morris Hirshfield.
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Folk + Outsider Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Thomas Denenberg
Language: English
Street Date: June 14, 2016
TCIN: 51289171
UPC: 9780847849239
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-7033
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