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Whistler and the World
Whistler and the World

Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 320 pgs / 345 color. | 11/24/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9780972848411 | $50.00



Whistler and the WorldWhistler and the World

The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler

Published by Colby College Museum of Art.
Edited and introduction by Justin McCann. Foreword by Sharon Corwin. Text by Magdalen Abe, Maria Bowe, Sarah Burns, Elizabeth Finch, Maya E. Foo, Lee Glazer, Lauren Lessing, Margaret F. MacDonald, Catherine Maguire, Kirsten Marples, Justin McCann, Linda Merrill, Ramey Mize, Kenneth John Myers, Caroline Pelham, Josephine Rodgers, John Siewert, Tanya Sheehan, Francesca Soriano, Martha Tedeschi, Diana Tuite, Veronica Vesnaver, Marina Wells.

In his "Ten O'Clock Lecture" in 1885, American James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) presented himself as an artist set apart from the public, bearing no relation to the historical moment in which he lived. However, the myth of artistic independence that Whistler developed was but one part of a complex and highly significant relationship he had with the world around him. As a painter, printmaker, designer, traveler and performer, Whistler engaged with a variety of places, people and ideas that stretched from the United States to London, Venice and Japan.
Drawn entirely from the renowned Lunder Collection, this comprehensive catalogue places Whistler in a dynamic international and cosmopolitan context, and includes the finest examples of his prints. The 24 essays included in the catalogue explore how Whistler transferred his immediate surroundings into a "realm of art," while he, in turn, was shaped by the encounters he had traversing the global art worlds of the 19th century.

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