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A biography of the strange, reclusive and obsessive painter, Andrew Wyeth. Each chapter exmaines one or more of Wyeth's paintings to illuminate his character, his processes and his inner feelings.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 229 x 160 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A revelation. No one will ever view Andrew Wyeth s apparently tranquil works the same way again after reading this vivid and astonishing portrait of the turbulent, driven man who paints them. Richard Meryman has written a wonderful book. -- Geoffrey C. Ward At its most fundamental level, this stunning and unique biography describes a distinguished painter s enterprise of transmitting emotion onto a flat surface. It explores all the factors that have combined to create Andrew Wyeth -- his childhood in a hothouse of creativity; his hypersensitivity; his formidable wife; his identification with people marginalized and misunderstood -- all which have made him an American icon. In the process, his realist works in watercolor and tempera, including the famous Christina s World, have gained him a special and secure niche in the history of American art. The book is a portrait of obsession -- how single-mindedness has affected Wyeth s relationships and transformed his world into a realm of secrecy and fervid imagination. Those who read this book will never look at Wyeth s work as they did before. It reveals the artist s dark depths, as well as the ruthless, angry, child/man fantasist who paints the basic brutalities of existence -- death and madness --that vibrate eerily beneath his pictures calm surfaces. Richard Meryman s narrative is almost novelistic, with its larger-than-life characters and subplots: the tragedy of C.C. Wyeth; Betsy Wyeth s campaign for independence and individuality; the byzantine 15-year-long drama of the Helga paintings; the eccentric and creative Wyeth clan; and the idiosyncratic land and people of Maine and Pennsylvania. Based on 30 years ofresearch, frequent visits and countless conversations with the artist, his family, friends, admirers and critics, Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life is the only book about the man and the artist that gets behind his carefully guarded screen, tells the full story of his life and reveals his complex personality and the motivations for his paintings. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060929213

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Book Description Harper Perennial, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Journalist Richard Meryman has written a riveting biography of reclusive and brilliant painter Andrew Wyeth that is full of surprises and revelations about his art and personal life. Each chapter examines one or more of Wyeth's paintings to illuminate his character, his creative processes, and his inner feelings. Full of quotes from Wyeth and others, and with beautiful reproductions of his paintings, here is a new and revealing portrait of a complex, fascinating man. 16 color photos. 75 b&w photos. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060929219

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 229 x 160 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A revelation. No one will ever view Andrew Wyeth s apparently tranquil works the same way again after reading this vivid and astonishing portrait of the turbulent, driven man who paints them. Richard Meryman has written a wonderful book. -- Geoffrey C. Ward At its most fundamental level, this stunning and unique biography describes a distinguished painter s enterprise of transmitting emotion onto a flat surface. It explores all the factors that have combined to create Andrew Wyeth -- his childhood in a hothouse of creativity; his hypersensitivity; his formidable wife; his identification with people marginalized and misunderstood -- all which have made him an American icon. In the process, his realist works in watercolor and tempera, including the famous Christina s World, have gained him a special and secure niche in the history of American art. The book is a portrait of obsession -- how single-mindedness has affected Wyeth s relationships and transformed his world into a realm of secrecy and fervid imagination. Those who read this book will never look at Wyeth s work as they did before. It reveals the artist s dark depths, as well as the ruthless, angry, child/man fantasist who paints the basic brutalities of existence -- death and madness --that vibrate eerily beneath his pictures calm surfaces. Richard Meryman s narrative is almost novelistic, with its larger-than-life characters and subplots: the tragedy of C.C. Wyeth; Betsy Wyeth s campaign for independence and individuality; the byzantine 15-year-long drama of the Helga paintings; the eccentric and creative Wyeth clan; and the idiosyncratic land and people of Maine and Pennsylvania. Based on 30 years ofresearch, frequent visits and countless conversations with the artist, his family, friends, admirers and critics, Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life is the only book about the man and the artist that gets behind his carefully guarded screen, tells the full story of his life and reveals his complex personality and the motivations for his paintings. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060929213

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