Synopses & Reviews
This book is a major reappraisal of the work of famed photorealist sculptor Duane Hanson and of its cultural connections to the artist’s Midwestern roots. Beautifully designed, it offers a major new perspective on the artist and his work.
It includes a generous, illustrated catalog of his work to accompany an exhibition that will visit Fargo, North Dakota; Omaha, Nebraska; Windsor, Ontario, Canada; Columbus, Ohio; and Sarasota, Florida. Contributors include Erika Doss, the distinguished art historian, who connects Hanson to an American kind of social realism; Wesla Hanson, Duane Hanson’s widow, who offers a pictorial essay of never-before-seen photos from her personal collection; and Tin Ly, who worked with the sculptor as his assistant for over ten years.
This book examines the sculpture of photorealist Duane Hanson and its connections to his Midwestern roots.
About the Author
Duane Hanson is a famed photorealist sculptor whose work reflects and celebrates his Midwestern roots.