Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly

  • Title: Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly
  • Author: Marc Simpson Wanda M. Corn Cody Hartley Michael J. Lewis Leo G. Mazow Joyce Hill Stoner
  • ISBN: 9780300134063
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Like Breath on Glass Whistler Inness and the Art of Painting Softly Paint should not be applied thick James McNeill Whistler once famously stated It should be like breath on the surface of a pane of glass Through an innovative manner of handling paint a group of Ame
    Paint should not be applied thick, James McNeill Whistler once famously stated It should be like breath on the surface of a pane of glass Through an innovative manner of handling paint, a group of American artists around 1900 created deceptively simple canvases that convey images of shimmering transience, visions suggested rather than delineated Focusing on this sin Paint should not be applied thick, James McNeill Whistler once famously stated It should be like breath on the surface of a pane of glass Through an innovative manner of handling paint, a group of American artists around 1900 created deceptively simple canvases that convey images of shimmering transience, visions suggested rather than delineated Focusing on this singular aesthetic characteristic softness Like Breath on Glass explores this painterly phenomenon through works by fifteen important artists, including Whistler, George Inness, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, John Twachtman, and Edward Steichen Leading scholars in American art consider a wide variety of topics the very different motives technical, social, religious, and scientific that prompted these artists in their experimentation their materials their techniques for creating the appearance of effortlessness period notions of the vague through art and writing and the revival of painting softly in the 1950s and 1960s This beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated catalogue highlights a surprisingly understudied yet important aspect of American cultural and painterly achievement.

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