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Andrew Wyeth : a secret life

Author: Richard Meryman
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At its most fundamental level, this stunning and unique biography describes a distinguished painter's enterprise of transmitting emotion onto a flat surface. It explores all the factors that have combined to create Andrew Wyeth -- his childhood in a hothouse of creativity; his hypersensitivity; his formidable wife; his identification with people marginalized and misunderstood -- all which have made him an American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Andrew Wyeth; Andrew Wyeth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Meryman
ISBN: 0060171138 9780060171131
OCLC Number: 34598057
Description: 447 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Meryman.
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At its most fundamental level, this stunning and unique biography describes a distinguished painter's enterprise of transmitting emotion onto a flat surface. It explores all the factors that have combined to create Andrew Wyeth -- his childhood in a hothouse of creativity; his hypersensitivity; his formidable wife; his identification with people marginalized and misunderstood -- all which have made him an American icon. In the process, his realist works in watercolor and tempera, including the famous "Christina's World," have gained him a special and secure niche in the history of American art.

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