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Andrew wyeth

Andrew wyeth



Short biography and paintings of Andrew Wyeth.

Short biography and paintings of Andrew Wyeth.



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    • Andrew WyethAmerican Realism PainterPresented by: bruceblackart.com another pretty good painter.
    • Andrew WyethAmerican Realism painterAndrew Newell Wyeth(1917–2009)was a visual artist,primarily a realist painter,working predominantly ina regionalist style. He wasone of the best-knownU.S. artists of the middle20th century. (Wikipedia)
    • Andrew Wyeth’s father was a famous illustrator named N.C Wyeth.Newell Convers Wyeth (October 22, 1882 – October 19, 1945), knownas N.C. Wyeth, was an American artist and illustrator. He was the pupil ofartist Howard Pyle and became one of Americas greatest illustrators. Duringhis lifetime, Wyeth created over 3,000 paintings and illustrated 112 books.(Wikipedia) "One more step, Mr. Hands," said I, "and Ill blow your brains out!" Illustration by N.C. Wyeth for the 1911 edition of Robert Louis Stevensons Treasure Island.
    • • In his art, Wyeths favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and at his summer home in Cushing, Maine. One of the most well-known images in 20th- century American art is his painting, Christinas World, currently in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
    • Christina’s World (1948)
    • Turkey Farm (1944) Tempra on panel.
    • Public Sale (1943)
    • Pennsylvania Land (1942)
    • I cant work completely out of my imagination. I must put myfoot in a bit of truth; and then I can fly free.Andrew Wyeth
    • Winter, 1945"I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure in thelandscape — the loneliness of it — the dead feeling of winter.Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesnt show.
    • Wind From the Sea
    • I dream a lot. I do more painting when Im not painting. Its inthe subconscious.Andrew Wyeth
    • "I dont really have studios. I wander around peoples attics, outin fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me."
    • I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of thelandscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesntshow.
    • Andrew’s son JamieWyeth, (born July 6, 1946) isan accomplished painterhimself, carrying on the familytradition. The Thief
    • End of Slide ShowPresented by: bruceblackart.com -anotherpretty good painter.