Yosemite: Art Of An American Icon

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This lavishly illustrated volume offers a stunning new view of Yosemite's visual history by presenting two hundred works of art together with provocative essays that explore the rich intersections between art and nature in this incomparable Sierra Nevada wilderness. Integrating the work of Native peoples, it provides the first inclusive view of the artists who helped create an icon of the American...

Paperback: 232 pages
Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (October 30, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780520249226
ISBN-13: 978-0520249226
ASIN: 0520249224
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.7 x 11.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 419202
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The book and I assume the exhibit it is based on does an excellent job documenting the special way Yosemite makes an impression on all who have been there. Artists, photographers, and regular people all have tried to capture the essence and uniquenes...

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by featuring painting, photography, basketry, and other artworks from both well-known and little-studied artists from the nineteenth century to the present. Yosemite: Art of an American Icon pursues several evocative themes, including the relationship between environment and aesthetics in Yosemite; the various ways in which artists have shaped how we see and use the park; and the dynamic intersections between art, nature, and commerce that have played out during its history. In addition to offering a wide-ranging view of Yosemite's art over the past two centuries, the volume provides intriguing insights into the complexities and contradictions inherent in its enduring image as both an unspoiled natural wonder and a must-see spot for sightseers.With Essays by Amy Scott, William Deverell, Kate Nearpass Ogden, Gary F. Kurutz, Brian Bibby, Jennifer A. Watts, and Jonathan SpauldingCopub: Museum of the American West