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Leonard Baskin: Imaginary Artists, Kathya M. Lopez, Erica M. Schaumberg Oct 2017

Leonard Baskin: Imaginary Artists, Kathya M. Lopez, Erica M. Schaumberg

Schmucker Art Catalogs

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was an American sculptor, illustrator, and printmaker. He is perhaps best known as a figurative sculptor and a creator of monumental woodcuts. The Gehenna Press, Baskin’s private press, operated for over 50 years (1942-2000) and produced more than 100 volumes of fine art books. His most prominent public commissions include sculpture for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Woodrow Wilson Memorial, both in Washington D.C., and the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, MI. Baskin received numerous honors, among them a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Gold Medal of the National Academy of Arts and Letters, and ...


Rose Gilderson-Duwe Senior Art Portfolio, Elizabeth Gilderson-Duwe Jan 2017

Rose Gilderson-Duwe Senior Art Portfolio, Elizabeth Gilderson-Duwe

Senior Art Portfolios

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J.J. Lankes (1884-1960): Woodcuts Of Rural America, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 1994

J.J. Lankes (1884-1960): Woodcuts Of Rural America, University Of Richmond Museums

Exhibition Brochures

J.J. Lankes (1884-1960): Woodcuts of Rural America

1994

Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond Museums

Introduction

In 1917, while working at the Newton Arms Company factory in Buffalo, New York, Julius John (J. J.) Lankes created his first woodcut. His only implements were a graver, used to score rifle stocks, and a block of apple wood he had cut from a fallen tree. The experiment proved a turning point in the life of the thirty-one-year-old laborer, draftsman, and erstwhile art student. Rapidly mastering the difficult white on black woodcutting technique, he went on to produce some 1,300 designs ...


Womanthought (1990), Womanthought Staff Apr 1990

Womanthought (1990), Womanthought Staff

Commonthought

This issue features works created by Lesley University students and covers a broad range of topics. The work itself crosses many disciplines from creative writing to visual arts.