Daniel E. Greene Studios And Subways: An American Master His Life And Art

Daniel E. Greene Studios And Subways: An American Master His Life And Art

Daniel E. Greene Studios and Subways: An American Master His Life and Art

Celebrating the Life and Art of an American Master!

"Here is a picture that demonstrates classical mastery and offers allusions to the history of art, all the while acknowledging the art and issues of its time." -p66

From one of America's most accomplished artists and a pioneer of figurative realism, this unprecedented collection celebrates a body of work spanning six prolific decades. A brilliant collaboration between the artist and art critic Maureen Bloomfield, this impressive monograph features more than 200 of Daniel E. Greene's best oil paintings and pastels--from the underworlds of pool halls, carnivals, and New York subways, to classically posed nudes and the elite culture of auction houses. Also included are his still lifes, self-portraits, and commissioned portraits of such illustrious subjects as Eleanor Roosevelt, Ayn Rand, and astronaut Walter Schirra Jr.

Essays offer an intimate look at the techniques, ideas, and influences--contemporary and historical--behind these provocative paintings. Equally fascinating is Greene's personal journey: starting with his early days in Cincinnati and drawing quick-portraits of tourists on Miami Beach...to his time at the Art Students League in New York,...

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