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The Breakwater, Cullercoats

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Description: Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting
Winslow Homer was a painter. He thought of himself as a painter and directed his greatest efforts toward this art form. Whether with oils or watercolors, he sought to push his painting to address large themes, and did so in a vocabulary that broke from many American traditions. As an artist devoted to the world as it is, he saw painting as an effort not only to record a particular place and time,...
PublisherBowdoin College Museum of Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-68
Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
We know as much about the time Winslow Homer spent in England as we do about any portion of his life, which is to say not very much (see figure 1). He never spoke about the trip to the press, and any letters describing what he saw or did there have apparently vanished. Nevertheless, this episode is particularly intriguing because it marks a turning point in his work and career, changing his art in important ways and also preparing him to change his own life, for soon after he returned to …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.76-106

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