The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations With Painters, Poets, Musicians, and the Wicked Witch of the West

By: Wehr, Wesley

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A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 301 pages. Inscribed by author. Profiles painters Mark Tobey, Pehr Hallsten, Helmi Juvonen, Guy Anderson, and Morris Graves, as well as photographer Imogen Cunningham and gallery owner Zoe Dusanne. Poets Theodore Roethke, Richard Selig, Elizabeth Bishop and Leonie Adams are characterized, as is philosopher Susanne Langer. Also include musicians Ernest Bloch, Berthe Poncy Jacobson, and actor Margret Hamilton.


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As a young artist and musician Wesley Wehr became a friend and often a confidant of many of the painters, poets, and musicians who lived or worked in the Northwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing on his journals, Wehr provides an engagingly written, intriguing, and informative series of vignettes of painters Mark Tobey, Pehr Hallsten, Helmi Juvonen, Guy Anderson, and Morris Graves; photographer Imogen Cunningham; gallery owner Zoe Dusanne; poets Thoedore Roethke, Richard Selig, Elizabeth Bishop, and Leonie Adams; philosopher Susanne Langer; musicians Ernest Bloch and Berthe Poncy Jacobson; and actor Margaret Hamilton.

Title: The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations With Painters, Poets, Musicians, and the Wicked Witch of the West

Author: Wehr, Wesley

Categories: Art, Northwest, Writing,

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Univ of Washington Pr: 2000

ISBN Number: 0295979569

ISBN Number 13: 9780295979564

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 126419