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Title Magnetic West : the enduring allure of the American West in photography.

Publication Info. Milano, Italy : Skira, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    779.3678 MAG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 29 cm
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Note Catalog of an itinerant exhibition held at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, USA, June 27-September 20, 2020; and the Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa, USA, October 24, 2020-January 17, 2021.
Summary Organized by the Figge Art Museum, Magnetic West features over 160 photographs by some of the most renowned photographers of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition and accompanying essays explore issues of identity, implications of living in a changing landscape, and the centrality of Native and immigrant communities to the essential dynamism of the region. Includes important works by Robert Adams, Edward Burtynsky, Laura Gilpin, Zig Jackson, Elaine Mayes, Chandra McCormick, Cara Romero, Wendy Red Star, Victoria Sambunaris, Carleton Watkins, Wim Wenders and others. The book includes essays by Andrew Kensett, Vero Rose Smith, Andrew Wallace, Vanessa Sage, Arnold Genthe, Toyo Miyatake, Edward Curtis, Wil Wilson, Laura Gilpin, Blake Little, Mike Jones, Anja Niemi and by a Meskwaki tribal member Ray Young Bear.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.
Landscape photography -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Figge Art Museum, host institution.
Sioux City Art Center, host institution.
Added Title Enduring allure of the American West in photography
ISBN 9788857244204 Skira
8857244202 Skira
9780977149117 Figge Art Museum
0977149110 Figge Art Museum

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