The American West Goes
By Peter H. Hassrick
About the author:
Peter H. Hassrick is Founding Director Emeritus of the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West at the University of Oklahoma. He was Curator of Art at the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1969-75; Director of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1976-96; and Founding Director of The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has written or co-authored four major books on Remington and Russell, including the monumental two-volume Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné.
Dr. Hassrick's biography as of 1973 can be found
in American Art Review Volume I, No.1, 1973, 47.
Resource Library editor's note:
This essay by Dr. Hassrick was previously published in American Art Review March-April 1975 (Volume II, Number 2), 63-78.
Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Hugh Dempsey of the Historical Society of Alberta for his help in providing contact information which enabled the reprinting of this essay.
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