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John Marin's watercolors : a medium for modernism

Author: Martha TedeschiKristi DahmRuth FineCharles PietraszewskiChristine Conniff-O'SheaAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Art Institute of Chicago ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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First book to present the Art Institute of Chicago's impressive collection of American modernist John Marin's (1870-1953) works. He worked prolifically in watercolor, etching, and oil during a career that spanned more than 50 years. explores the artist's working method, his modernist vision as it developed through etching and into watercolor, and his intuitive investigation of the inherent properties of the medium  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Chicago (Ill., 2011)
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Named Person: John Marin; John Marin; John Marin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Tedeschi; Kristi Dahm; Ruth Fine; Charles Pietraszewski; Christine Conniff-O'Shea; John Marin; Art Institute of Chicago.; High Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780300166378 0300166370
OCLC Number: 656769629
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and presented at the Art Institute from January 22 to April 17, 2011, and at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, from June 26 to September 11, 2011.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 29 cm
Contents: John Marin's loaded brush : orchestrating the modern American watercolor / Martha Tedeschi --
Playing around with paint : John Marin's evolving watercolor technique / Kristi Dahm --
Part of the picture : the power of the frame in John Marin's watercolors / Charles Pietraszewski and Christine Conniff-O'Shea --
A departure--freedom : the impact of Europe, 1905-10 / Martha Tedeschi --
Great forces at work : John Marin's New York / Martha Tedeschi --
The border of the sea : John Marin and Maine, 1914-32 / Martha Tedeschi --
The painter man's dream : Cape Split and other subjects, 1932-53 / Martha Tedeschi.
Responsibility: Martha Tedeschi with Kristi Dahm ; contributions by Ruth Fine, Charles Pietraszewski, and Christine Conniff-O'Shea.

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American modernist John Marin (1870-1953) worked prolifically in watercolour, etching, and oil during a career that spanned more than 50 years. This book presents the Art Institute of Chicago's  Read more...

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"In addition to being meticulous, the volume is comprehensive" -Art and Antiques Art and Antiques Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 in the Fine Arts category. -- Choice Read more...

 
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