Winslow Homer: An American Vision
Randall C. GriffinISBN: 0714839922;
The First Major Critical Survey on the Artist in a Decade; Includes All Major Paintings. WINSLOW HOMER: AN AMERICAN VISION, by Randall C. Griffin, is the first major critical survey on the life and work of Homer, one of America's best-loved artists, in the last decade. The book features every one of his major paintings alongside a remarkable selection of his lesser-known etchings and woodcuts. Griffin's thoroughly researched, yet readable study, not only presents a full account of Homer's life and work, but also a fresh and provocative reassessment of his place in the history of American art. Randall Griffin, Associate Professor of Art History at Southern Methodist University and an authority on Homer, begins his study of the life and works of the artist with the astute observation, "Like the poems of Walt Whitman, the pictures of Georgia O'Keeffe, the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the music of Duke Ellington, the works of Winslow have helped shape...
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