Paintings by Irving Norman: The Measure of All Things

By Patricia Junker



About the author:

At the time of writing of this essay, Patricia Junker was the Associate Curator of American Art at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Prior to that appointment, she served as Senior Curator at the Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Chief Curator and Curator of American Art at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester. Presently she is Curator of American at the Seattle Art Museum. She is the author of several major studies of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American paintings.


Resource Library editor's note:

The exhibition The Measure of All Things: Paintings by Irving Norman was held at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, in the Fall of 1996. This essay was written in conjunction with the exhibition and was previously published in American Art Review, Volume VIII, Number 4, September-October 1996, 128-133.

Resource Library wishes to extend appreciation to Ms. Ann Karlstrom, Director of Publications, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, for her help concerning the above text.

Readers may also enjoy this film: Irving Norman: To Whom It May Concern, a 27-minute documentary film by Susan Friedman.

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