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James Martin : art rustler at the Rivoli

Author: Sheila Farr; Museum of Northwest Art.
Publisher: La Conner, Wash. : Museum of Northwest Art, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"James Martin started his career the same way a lot of aspiring painters do - by imitating other artists. During the 1950s and '60s, he nabbed imagery and mannerisms from Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, van Gogh, Picasso, Chagall, and Calder. But the real source of Martin's mature style isn't buried in the mysticism of the Northwest School or the avant garde trends of European Modernism: it traces back to his days at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: James Martin; James Martin; James Martin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Farr; Museum of Northwest Art.
ISBN: 0295980923 9780295980928
OCLC Number: 45305187
Notes: "In association with University of Washingtpn Press, Seattle."
"Accompanied on exhibition of the same title presented at the Museum of Northwest Art, La conner, Washington, January 12 through March 25, 2001"--Title page verso.
Description: 120 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: ForewordThe Lone Ranger's Art CollectionPlatesList of IllustrationsChronologyBibliographyAcknowledgmentsAfterword
Other Titles: Art rustler at the Rivoli
Responsibility: text by Sheila Farr.

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Presenting an account of the strange turns of this under-recognized artist's career, this book also looks at our standards for evaluating art. It states that his swashbuckling approach to imagery,  Read more...

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An intriguing appreciation of an overlooked painter and idiosyncratic character on the Northwest art scene. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

 
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