Title: Selections From The Irvine Museum
Author(s): Jean Stern
"Paramount is the conviction that the paintings housed in our museum are significant and indicative of the highest standards of American art. Furthermore, their beauty is magnificent and people everywhere will have their lives enriched by viewing them." "Thus, the multiple aspects of California Impressionist paintings, with their beauty, their significance as artworks and historical records, and their reverence for nature, have made a deep and abiding impact on me. They stand in silent testament to our regard for the environment, and their elegant account must not go unheeded. I sincerely hope that all who see these firsthand will be as moved by them as I have been." Joan Irvine Smith, President, The Irvine Museum
8.5 x 11
Number of Pages: 128
Number of Photos: 85
Number of Color Photos: 76
Published in 1992, contains essays by Jean Stern, Janet Blake Dominik and Harvey L. Jones. Accompanied a traveling exhibition of the same name. Articles on California Impressionism (1890-1930) by Jean Stern, Director of the Irvine Museum, Janet Blake Dominik, Curator of The Irvine Museum, and Harvey L. Jones, Senior Curator of the Oakland Museum. A concise and articulate introduction to California Impressionism.
Available through The Irvine Museum, 18881 Von Karfman Avenue, Suite 1250, Irvine, CA 92715, Tel: 1-714-476-0294. Hardbound $35, Softbound $17.50.
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