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In the American Grain: Dove, Hartley, Marin, O'Keeffe, & Stieglitzby Elizabeth Turner
Synopses & Reviews
In the American Grain gathers work from the Stieglitz circle as acquired by Duncan Phillips: paintings by Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, and Georgia O'Keeffe; Stieglitz's own photographic "Equivalents". These artists defied European tradition, exhibiting a bold, original style that signaled art's coming of age in America.
Book News Annotation:
Published in conjunction with an exhibit touring from the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. to several locations in the US and abroad during 1996 and 1997. With Stieglitz as mentor, Duncan Phillips collected the four artist presented here: Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, and Georgia O'Keeffe. Curator Elizabeth Hutton Turner explores the relationships among the artists and the collector and discusses their shared aesthetic impulse. Following the catalog is a section of selected correspondence, and a chronology. The publisher's address is 1627 I Street, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20006. 10x12"
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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