Marsden Hartley’s Maine


Marsden Hartley's Maine Author Randall Griffey
ISBN-10 1588396134
ISBN-13 9781588396136
Year 2017-03-21
Pages 184
Language English
Publisher Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Marsden Hartley 18771943 was a well traveled American modernist painter poet and essayist but it is his life long artistic engagement with his home state of Maine that defines his career Maine served as a creative springboard a locus of memory and longing a refuge and a means of communion with other artists such as Winslow Homer who painted there This is the first book to look at the artists complex relationship with the Pine Tree State providing a nuanced understanding of Hartleys impressive range in over 80 works from the early Post Impressionist interpretations of seasonal change to the late depictions of Mount Katahdin the most dramatic and enduring series in his oeuvre

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