Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945 (Book, 1995) []
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Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945

Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945

Author: Patricia TrentonSandra D'EmilioVirginia ScharffSusan LandauerIlene Susan FortAll authors
Publisher: Berkeley : Autry Museum of Western Heritage in association with the University of California Press, [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Brilliantly illustrated with more than 100 color plates, this book is a rich compendium of Western art by women, including those of American Indian, Mexican, African, and Asian heritage. The essays examine economic, social, and political forces that shaped this art over years of profound change. The dynamic growth of the West altered the role of women and opened new opportunities within the dominant culture,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Catalogues d'exposition
In art Exhibitions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Trenton; Sandra D'Emilio; Virginia Scharff; Susan Landauer; Ilene Susan Fort; Vicki Halper; Sarah J Moore; Sharyn Rohlfsen Udall; Becky Duval Reese; Erika Doss; Joni Kinsey; Autry Museum of Western Heritage,; University of California Press,
ISBN: 0520202023 9780520202023 0520202031 9780520202030
OCLC Number: 32469122
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition of the same name organized by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage.
Awards: Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited book in Popular Culture, 1996.
Description: xiii, 304 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : women envision the West, 1890-1945 / Virginia Scharff --
Searching for selfhood : women artists of Northern California / Susan Landauer --
"Islands on the land" : women traditionalists of Southern California / Patricia Trenton --
The adventuresome, the eccentrics, and the dreamers : women modernists of Southern California / Ilene Susan Fort --
Northwestern exposure / Vicki Halper --
No woman's land : Arizona adventurers / Sarah J. Moore --
Inner voices, outward forms : women painters in New Mexico / Sandra D'Emilio and Sharyn Udall --
Lone star spirits / Susan Landauer with Becky Duval Reese --
"I must paint" : women artists of the Rocky Mountain region / Erika Doss --
Cultivating the grasslands : women painters in the Great Plains / Joni L. Kinsey.
Responsibility: Patricia Trenton, editor ; with essays by Sandra D'Emilio, Erika Doss, Ilene Susan Fort, Vicki Halper, Joni L. Kinsey, Susan Landauer, Sarah J. Moore, Becky Duval Reese, Virginia Scharff, Patricia Trenton, Sharyn Udall.
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Brings to vivid life the West as seen through the eyes of women painters from 1890 to the end of World War II. This title identifies long-lost talent and reveals how these women were formidable  Read more...


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