2014 · Alexandria, VA/ New York, NY
by Miller, Richard; Avis Berman; Cynthia G. Falk; Lisa Minardi and Ralph Sessions
Alexandria, VA/ New York, NY: Art Services International / Skira Rizzloi, 2014. Hardcover. VG+/VG+. Black boards with stamped lettering; color illustrated dust jacket with white lettering; color illustrated end pages; 256 pp, profusely illustrated throughout in mostly color. "An unparalleled introduction to American folk art, accompanying a major traveling exhibition. A handsome and insightful survey of American folk art, this book includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, and household objects made by untrained or minimally trained folk artists in New England, the Midwest, and the South between 1800 and the 1920s. This richly illustrated volume includes rare and very fine portraits, radiant still lives and landscapes, a mature version of The Peaceable Kingdom by Edward Hicks, playful animal sculptures and trade signs, and ornately painted German American furniture. With newly researched texts by leading scholars, this publication makes an important contribution to the field--" Publisher's description. "This volume accompanies the exhibition A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America, organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandra, Virginia"--Title page verso./ "Exhibition itinerary: American Folk Art Museum, New York, December 16, 2014-March 8, 2015 ; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, March 28-July 5, 2015 ; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, November 7, 2015-February 28, 2016 ; Montgomery Museum of Art, Alabama, April 2-June 12, 2016 ; Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, July 10-October 2, 2016 ; Denver Art Museum, October 27, 2016-January 22, 2017 ; Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, February 11-March 30, 2017 ; Cincinnati Art Museum, June 10-September 3, 2017 ; The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY, October 7-December 31, 2017"--Title page verso.
(Inventory #: 181223)