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Iridescent light : the emergence of northwest art

Author: Deloris Tarzan Ament; Mary Randlett
Publisher: Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, ©2002.
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"In and around Seattle in the 1930s and 1940s, there emerged a group of artists who came to be known informally as the Northwest School. With no manifesto and no sense of group identity, they had little in common beyond poverty and the drive to make art in a way that was true to their inner being and their environment. Despite their denial that they constituted a school, their response to Northwest light and to the

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deloris Tarzan Ament; Mary Randlett
ISBN: 0295981474 9780295981475
OCLC Number: 46918140
Description: xxii, 388 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Mark Tobey --
Helmi Juvonen --
Kenneth Callahan --
Paul Horiuchi --
Guy Anderson --
Morris Graves --
George Tsutakawa --
James Washington Jr. --
William Cumming --
Clayton James --
Johsel Namkung --
Doris Totten Chase --
Mary Randlett --
John-Franklin Koenig --
Leo Kenney --
Richard Gilkey --
Philip McCracken --
Wesley Wehr --
Neil Meitzler --
Phillip Levine --
Tony Angell.
Responsibility: Deloris Tarzan Ament ; with photographs by Mary Randlett.
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by WashingtonStateLibrary (WorldCat user published 2005-12-27) Excellent Permalink
Iridescent Light: The Emergence of Northwest Art by Deloris Tarzan Ament profiles 21 artists from the Northwest School whose careers started in Washington State. Works featured in the book include murals by Mark Tobey and Kenneth Callahan. Tobey's work is currently featured at the Tacoma Art Museum....
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