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Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West) ⥳ ePUB By Peter H Hassrick ⧯ As one of Americas most prominent nineteenth century painters, Albert Bierstadt 18301902 is justly renowned for his majestic paintings of the western landscape Yet Bierstadt was also a painter of history, and his figural works, replete with images of Plains Indians and the American bison, are an important part of his legacy as well This splendid full color volume highlights his achievements in chronicling a rapidly changing American West Born in Germany, Bierstadt rose to prominence as an American artist in the late 1850s and enjoyed nearly two decades of critical success His paintings propelled him to the forefront of the American art scene, but they also met with reproach from his peers and critics in the press who viewed his painting style as outmoded Bierstadts star has both risen and fallen as modern art historians have reconsidered his complex oeuvre This volume takes a major step in reappraising Bierstadts contributions by reexamining the artist through a new lens It shows how Bierstadt conveyed moral messages through his paintings, often to preserve the dignity of Native peoples and call attention to the tragic slaughter of the American bison More broadly, the book reconsiders the artists engagement with contemporary political and social debates surrounding wildlife conservation in America, the creation and perpetuation of national parks, and the prospects for the Wests indigenous peoples Bierstadts final history paintings, including his dual masterworks titled The Last of the Buffaloa special focus of this volumestand out as elegiac odes to an earlier era, giving voice to concerns about the intertwined fates of Native peoples and endangered wildlife, especially bison Along with its rich sampling of Bierstadts diverse artwork, Albert Bierstadt Witness to a Changing West features informative essays by noted curators, scholars of art history, and historians of the American West. 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    • Albert Bierstadt: Witness to a Changing West (The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West)
    • 2.1
    • 93
    • Hardcover
    • 248 pages
    • 0806160055
    • Peter H Hassrick
    • English
    • 18 September 2017

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