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Unknown terrain : the landscapes of Andrew Wyeth

Author: Beth Venn; Andrew Wyeth; Adam D Weinberg; Michael G Kammen; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: New York : Whitney Museum of American Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, ©1998.
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This volume, which accompanies a landmark exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, is the first to focus exclusively on the exquisite landscape paintings and watercolors that Wyeth has been creating throughout his long career. Fluid, expressionistic, often breathtaking in their abstract beauty, these landscapes enable us to view Wyeth's work without the usual focus on narrative and anecdote. By  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Venn, Beth.
Unknown terrain.
New York : Whitney Museum of American Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, ©1998
(OCoLC)646131640
Named Person: Andrew Wyeth; Andrew Wyeth; Andrew Wyeth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Venn; Andrew Wyeth; Adam D Weinberg; Michael G Kammen; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 0874271169 9780874271164 0810968274 9780810968271 0810927691 9780810927698
OCLC Number: 38378972
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, May 28-Aug. 30, 1998.
Description: 223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 x 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David A. Ross --
Acknowledgments / Beth Venn and Adam D. Weinberg --
Terra Incognita: Redefining Wyeth's World / Adam D. Weinberg --
Process of Invention: The Watercolors of Andrew Wyeth / Beth Venn --
Andrew Wyeth: Resonance and Dissonance / Michael Kammen.
Responsibility: Beth Venn and Adam D. Weinberg ; with a contribution by Michael Kammen.

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This volume, which accompanies a landmark exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, is the first to focus exclusively on the exquisite landscape paintings and watercolors that Wyeth has been creating throughout his long career. Fluid, expressionistic, often breathtaking in their abstract beauty, these landscapes enable us to view Wyeth's work without the usual focus on narrative and anecdote. By revealing the art behind the story, they offer a fresh basis for understanding Wyeth's genius.

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