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  • ISBN 0873586913
  • ISBN13 978-0873586917
  • Language English
  • Author Northland Editors
  • Publisher Cooper Square Publishing Llc; Limited Edition edition (November 1, 1997)
  • Pages 224
  • Formats mbr txt lit rtf
  • Category Photography
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1694 kb
  • Size Fb2 1388 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 448

LEADING THE WEST : ONE HUNDRED PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS The American West is more than arid deserts, sagebrush plains, canyons and mesas, towering mountains, sprawling cities, lonely ranchlands, Native America, Hispanic America. It is the landscape of the American psyche. More than any other region, the West has exemplified the essential American spirit of independence, abundance, and boundless horizons. For two hundred years, artists have interpreted the West, its people, its places, its myths through the filter of their particular time. With the millennium approaching, it is time to set a benchmark for our time and to answer boldly the question. Which artists best represent the West today? Northland Publishing is proud to answer with Leading the West, bringing together the foremost artists of the contemporary West in one stunning volume.

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Northland is a revelation: a gripping east-west journey 3,987 miles along an invisible line. By the time he takes a trip to the West Coast, he is reporting what he sees, but has lost the deeper context he was able to provide at the eastern end of his journey

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Fox, who grew up the son of a boat-builder in Maine's northland, packs his narrative with colorful characters (Captain Meriwether Lewis, railroad tycoon James J. Hill, Chief Red Cloud of the Lakota Sioux) and extraordinary landscapes (Glacier National Park, the Northwest Angle, Washington's North Cascades).

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