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THOMAS HART BENTON AND HOLLYWOOD

Austen Bailly

American Epics

Thomas Hart Benton was a thoroughly American artist. His regionally focused paintings and murals depicted everyday American life as well as the country’s history. This volume focuses on one of the most American of Benton’s associations: Hollywood.

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MULTI-DIMENSIONAL PORTRAIT

Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart

As eclectic, whimsical, and esoteric as his music, this collection of drawings, paintings, and mixed media pieces by Devendra Banhart confirms his status as one of today’s most imaginative and accomplished artists.

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REVOLUTIONARY IMAGES

Logan / Berkemeyer / Horton / Lukavic

Super Indian

This book explores Fritz Scholder’s at times controversial depictions of contemporary Native Americans including rarely seen monumental canvases and lithographs that situate Scholder as a figurative artist and highlight his brilliant use of color.

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JUNK DADA

Lipschutz / Sirmans

Noah Purifoy

Noah Purifoy made art in order to enact social change. Created mostly from found objects, his neo-Dadaist sculpture reflects the environment in which it was created—whether the burnt ruins of the 1966 Watts Riots or the unforgiving climate of the Mojave Desert.

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