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Tula Telfair : invented landscapes / essays by Henry Adam, Michael S. Roth, and J. Michael Fay.

Artist:
Telfair, Tula, 1961- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: Abrams, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 x 35 cm
Summary note:
Tula Telfair's hyper-realistic landscape paintings are at once awe-inspiring and extremely personal. Although vividly detailed, the scenes she depicts are not found in nature; they are conjured from memory and imagination. Informed by her experiences growing up on four continents, Telfair produces fantastical visions with delicate brush strokes and a breathtaking mastery of color and light. Suggestive of waterfalls in Africa, deserts of the American Southwest, and ice floes in Antarctica, Telfair's art draws attention to the power and fragility of nature. Essays by Henry Adams and Michael S. Roth explore the technical and aesthetic aspects of Telfair's work, her personal history, and the interplay between realism and invention.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Landscape as self-portrait : the life and art of Tula Telfair / Henry Adams -- Luminous concreteness : the precision to render ambiguity / Michael S. Roth -- Plates -- Postscript / J. Michael Fay.
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ISBN:
  • 9781419722356 (hardcover)
  • 1419722352 (hardcover)
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