Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary--Paintings and Works by Susie Kalil PDF

By Susie Kalil

ISBN-10: 1603442146

ISBN-13: 9781603442145

proposing the original imaginative and prescient of an American unique . . . Alexandre Hogue, a popular artist whose profession spanned from the Nineteen Twenties to his demise in 1994, inherited the view of an the US that imagined itself as packed with unlimited power for development, that thought of excessive artwork and nice rules obtainable to bland operating humans, and that observed no cause of an highbrow chasm among a discovered elite and the loads. He continuously seen himself as a thorough, but his ardour stemmed from a deeply conservative thought: that paintings, tradition, and nature may still shape a primary strength within the lifetime of each human being.His recognized airborne dirt and dust Bowl sequence categorized him as a regionalist painter, yet Hogue by no means approved that id. His paintings finds the spirit of Texas and the Southwest as he skilled it for almost a century. In his later years Hogue labored in sorts of crisply rendered nonobjective and calligraphic one-liner work. Bringing to mild new information about the Erosion and Oil sequence, this e-book provides certain recognition to lesser identified, post-1945 works, as well as the awe-inspiring Moon Shot and ultimate enormous Bend series.Each series—from the hauntingly appealing Taos landscapes and prophetic canvases of a dust-covered Southwest to his depictions of the fierce geological phenomena of the large Bend—serves as a paean to the awesomeness of nature.Houston-based curator and critic Susie Kalil grew on the subject of Hogue from 1986 to 1994, a time within which she interviewed him, thought of his oeuvre with him, and got here to proportion his imaginative and prescient of the character and reasons of paintings. In Alexandre Hogue she finds Hogue as he offered himself and his paintings to her.Collections with Alexandre Hogue's paintings:Musee nationwide D'Art Moderne, Pompidou, ParisDallasMuseum of ArtMuseum of good Arts, HoustonThe GilcreaseMuseum, TulsaThe Philbrook Museum of paintings, TulsaUniversity of TulsaTulsa appearing ArtsCenterSmithsonian establishment (NationalMuseum of yankee Art), Washington, DCOklahomaMuseum of paintings, Okla CityThe SheldonMuseum of artwork, college of Nebraska, LincolnPhoenixArt MuseumUniversity of Arizona, TucsonArt Museum of SouthTexas, Corpus ChristiPanhandle Plains old Museum, Canyon, Tx.StarkMuseum, Orange, TxSouthern MethodistUniversity, DallasSpringfieldArt Museum, Springfield, MissouriWeatherspoonArt Museum, college of North Carolina at GreensboroThe Federal Reserve financial institution, DallasThe Williams businesses, Tulsa

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