Everything you need to understand or teach Andrew Wyeth by Thomas Hoving.
Andrew Newell Wyeth (1917-2009) is an artist and realist painter whose work focuses mainly in particularly regions within Maine and Pennsylvania. In the middle of the 20th century, he is one of the best known artists in the United States and wisas sometimes seen as the "Painter of the People" given that his paintings are so popular among the American public. Wyeth frequently paints scenes from his home of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and his summer home in Cushing, Maine. While Wyeth paints before the 1940s, it is not until October 1945 that his mature style begins to develop. This consolidation is brought on by the death of Wyeth's father, a person tragedy for him. Wyeth's work comes to be known for its subdued colors, deep realism and the depiction of people or objects with significant emotional impact and symbolism.
Wyeth has several particular locations and people that he likes...
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