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The Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"--which captured an America rapidly changing in response to industrial, political and technological advances--is the impetus for this exquisitely designed catalogue for an exhibition by curator and CCA Wattis Director Jens Hoffmann. An eclectic group of international artists including Robert Bechtle, Jenn ...more
Hardcover, 75 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Cca Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
(first published February 1st 2009)
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Over the years there have been many interpretations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This catalog of an art exhibition at the California College of Arts Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts features modern artists who portray the book's themes of going on a journey and longing for home. The two essays included in the catalog give some insight into Baum and his work. The descriptions of the artworks give more detailed information on the art and how it relates to the book. An interesting find from ...more