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Grandma Moses: in the 21st Century
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Grandma Moses and her paintings first came to public attention in 1940, when she was 80 years old. Her folk art, down-home personality, and background as a farmer and homemaker charmed the American public. By the time she died at the age of 101, she had completed over 1600 works of art and had established an international reputation. The work of "the white-haired girl", a ...more
Hardcover, 263 pages
Published February 8th 2001 by Yale University Press
(first published January 1st 2001)
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This is the partner publication to a national tour of Grandma Moses' art, an endeavor led, and curated, by Jane Kallir, the foremost scholar on Moses. I love the collection of Anna Mary Robertson Moses' work. The great beauty of shiny, thick-paged art books is we can see the art in its best representation, second only to in-person with CMYK color intensity rather than RGB. We can see art that is in private collections. We get a whole view, and that's remarkable. This book takes a risk, and cross ...more