Maine and American ArtMaine and American Art
by Michael K. Komanecky, Jane Biano, Angela Waldron
In this expansive volume devoted to one of the premier art collections in the U.S., the rich and full picture of Maine's central role in American art from the early nineteenth century to the present is chronicled.Published on the occasion of Maine's bicentennial, the book considers more than 200 major artworks of American art from the Farnsworth Ar ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2020-03-10 | ISBN-13: 9780847867042

The Worlds of Junipero SerraThe Worlds of Junipero Serra
As one of America’s most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California’s missions.  It was for that work that he was canonized in 2015 by Pope Francis.  Less well known, however, is the degree to which Junípero Serra embodied the social, religious and artistic currents that shaped Spain and ...
Number of pages: 292 | Publication Date: 2018-02-23 | ISBN-13: 9780520295391

American PottersAmerican Potters
Michael K. Komanecky
In 1988 The Currier Gallery of Art received what is perhaps the most significant gift in its sixty-four year history, the donation of a home designed in 1950 by Frank Lloyd Writer for Isadore and Lucille Zimmerman. The Zimmermans had a particular passion for the pottery of Mary and Edwin Scheier, who at the time the Zimmermans moved into their hom ...
Number of pages: 109 | Publication Date: 1994-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780929710129

Robert Indiana and the Star of HopeRobert Indiana and the Star of Hope
Perhaps best known for his iconic paintings and sculptures of LOVE, also featured on a U.S. postage stamp, and HOPE, created in support of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, Robert Indiana (b. 1928) has been living and working in Maine since 1978. The Star of Hope, his year-round home and studio on the island of Vinalhaven, is a former la ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2009-08-25 | ISBN-13: 9780300154702

The ShakersThe Shakers
An important book on Shaker art and life, offering a fresh look at a style that has endured through centuries and continues to inspire designers and homeowners. This book presents the elegantly austere and simply styled objects of the Shakers in the context of their faith and community at Mount Lebanon, N.Y., the spiritual and administrative center ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2014-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780847842629

Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson HouseAndrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson House
by Michael K. Komanecky, Otoyo Nakamura
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 art.  This book presents rarely seen watercolors and drawings Andrew Wyeth made of his friend Christina Olson, her brother Alvaro, and the weathere ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2011-07-05 | ISBN-13: 9780847837359

Phoenix Art MuseumPhoenix Art Museum
Michael K. Komanecky
The Phoenix Art Museum is one of the premier cultural institutions of the Southwest. This illustrated volume, which presents much new scholarship by the Museum's curators, is the first to highlight its collections.The finest holdings of the Museum's six major departments are represented. Among treasures from the Department of American and Western A ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2002-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780810932456

At First LightAt First Light
by Anne Collins Goodyear, Frank H. Goodyear, Michael K. Komanecky
The locales and landscapes of twenty-six artists who have lived, worked, and painted in the breathtaking state of Maine.In the spirit of popular Rizzoli titles, including California Light and Hudson River School, At First Light chronicles a group of twenty-six artists from the last 200 years who lived and worked in Maine. The state's extraordinary ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2020-03-10 | ISBN-13: 9780847867899

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