The companion publication includes a groundbreaking essay by Dr. Charles C. Eldredge, on Georgia O'Keeffe and other still-life artists who made significant contributions to the tricultural legacy of New Mexico. A brief biography of each artist supplies valuable background information. Printed in Canada, the 160-page cloth book is illustrated with 78 full-page color plates, 9.625 x 11.25 in., LC 20140006038, Book Edition – 1000 copies, 75.00 USD.
The catalogue is edited by Joseph S. Czestochowski and published by The Torch Press and International Arts—
Joseph S. Czestochowski is an American art historian, past museum director, and author of several monographs and critical catalogues. He is the past recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award from the American Alliance of Museums, and is active with the University of Illinois Foundation, the Krannert Art Museum Advisory Board, among others. Currently affiliated with an international consulting firm International Arts—, he is active with several foundations, and works in Memphis and Chicago.
Charles C. Eldredge has been the Hall Distinguished Professor of American Art and Culture at the University of Kansas since 1988. Previously he served as director of the Smithsonian's American Art Museum from 1982-1988. His research on various American art topics has led to numerous exhibitions and publications, including studies of John Steuart Curry; American narrative paintings; Arthur Dove—s late works; Georgia O'Keeffe; Marsden Hartley—s lithographs; painters in Taos and Santa Fe, 1900-1945; and American Symbolist art. From 1971-1982, he was director of the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas.
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