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Maine moderns : art in Seguinland, 1900-1940

Author: Libby Bischof; Susan Danly; Portland Museum of Art.
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press ; [Portland, Me.] : Portland Museum of Art, ©2011.
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In this book, the authors explore the state's important place in the history of modern art and show how summers in Seguinland inspired a new classicism that merged the antique with the modern. They also shed light on how the various artists' experiences in the refreshing atmosphere on the Maine coast cemented their friendships, shaped their individual styles, and fostered their understanding of what it meant to be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Libby Bischof; Susan Danly; Portland Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780300169485 0300169485
OCLC Number: 670483595
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Me., June 3-Sept. 11, 2011.
Description: xi, 171 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Finding Seguinland / Susan Danly --
Artists' houses in Phippsburg and Seguinland / photography by Susan Nigra Snyder and George E. Thomas --
'A charming haven of peace and rest' : modernism and friendship in Georgetown, Maine, 1900-1940 / Libby Bischof.
Other Titles: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940
Responsibility: Libby Bischof and Susan Danly.

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Between 1900 and 1940, a group of modernist artists gathered regularly on the coast of Maine in a region then known as Seguinland. This title explores the state's important place in the history of  Read more...

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