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- DescriptionKwn as a painter's painter, Irby Brown has been ranked among the foremost landscape artists of the American West. He is especially well-kwn for his striking plein-air work and his keen eye for light and color. This survey of his life and career is a long-overdue introduction to Brown's exceptional talent and techniques. Irby Brown showcases sixty of Brown's finest landscape paintings, each in full color and on a full page. Narratives by the artist and fellow artists and patrons bring each of these pictures to life. The introduction discusses the most characteristic features of Brown's art and is followed by a brief biography that outlines his earliest influences, his military and art school years, and the story of how he became a professional artist. More than forty additional images of Brown's portraits, landscapes, field studies, and watercolors appear throughout the book, enhancing Brunson's exploration of Brown's artistic vision, biography, and process.
- Author BiographyRichard Brunson was born and raised in Kansas. A graduate of West Point and Michigan State, he served in the armed forces and is a decorated Korean War veteran. After a long teaching career he turned to painting, studying at Lamar University, USA, and in many workshops. He has lived in Santa Fe since 1991.
- Author(s)Richard Brunson
- PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
- Date of Publication30/09/2015
- SubjectIndividual Artists / Art Monographs
- Place of PublicationAlbuquerque, NM
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of New Mexico Press
- Content Note116 colour illustrations
- Weight825 g
- Width317 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byJoshua Falconer
- Foreword byMichael J. Lynch
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