Saturday, April 6, 2013

A realist painter: Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Newell Wyeth (USA, 1917 – 2009)

Siri ,1970 tempera on panel

Easterly 1977

No Title

Not Plowed, 1985

Wind From the Sea

Low Tide - Maine Coast Early Morning,
watercolor on paper 45.7 x 55.9 cm

Andrew Newell Wyeth (July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was one of the best-known U.S. artists of the middle 20th century.
In his art, Wyeth's favorite subjects were the land and people around him, both in his hometown of Chadds Ford,Pennsylvania, and at his summer home in Cushing, Maine. One of the best-known images in 20th-century American art is his painting, Christina's World, currently in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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