Õ Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson House Î Download by Ü Michael K Komanecky

Õ Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson House Î Download by Ü Michael K Komanecky



An Extraordinary Private Collection Of Watercolors And Drawings By Andrew Wyeth Depicting The Subjects Memorialized In His Legendary Painting Christina S World, One Of The Best Known Works Of American ArtThis Book Presents Rarely Seen Watercolors And Drawings Andrew Wyeth Made Of His Friend Christina Olson, Her Brother Alvaro, And The Weathered Maine Farmstead Where They Lived It Features Moving Portraits And Serene Interior And Exterior Views Of The House And The Surrounding Land, Now Memorialized In Wyeth S Tempera Painting Christina S World, One Of The Most Famous Paintings In The History Of American Art And Now In The Museum Of Modern Art, New York Some Forty Five Works From The Collection Of The Marunuma Art Park In Japan, Rarely Shown Before In The United States, Are Accompanied By Works From The Farnsworth As Well As By Historical Photographs Of Wyeth, The Olsons, And The House Otoyo Nakamura Writes About The History Of This Collection Of Wyeth Works, And Michael Komanecky Addresses The Place Of The Olson Farm In Wyeth S Career Over Three Decades, And How Christina S World And The Olson House Have Inspired Pilgrimages For Fans Of Wyeth S Work Despite Its Isolated Location And Seasonal Schedule, Olson House Draws Thousands Of Visitors Each Year From Around The World The Olson House, Acquired By The Farnsworth Art Museum In , Has Been Recommended For National Landmark Status

Michael K Komanecky

Õ Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson House Î Download by Ü Michael K Komanecky Michael K Komanecky is Chief Curator at the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine and former Chief Curator at the Phoenix Art Museum, and author of and contributor to numerous books, including The Art of the Missions of Northern New Spain 2008 , Copper as Canvas Two Centuries of Masterpiece Paintings on Copper, 1575 17751998 , The Folding Image Screens by Western Artists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries1984 , and Robert Indiana and The Star of Hope 2009.Otoyo Nakamura is Wyeth Collection Curator at Marunuma Art Park, Asaka, Japan