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Author Flores, Dan L. (Dan Louie), 1948-

Title Visions of the Big sky : painting and photographing the northern Rocky Mountain West / Dan Flores.

Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  780 F634    ---  Available
Description ix, 234 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Series The Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 5
Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 5.
Note Selections from the author's column "Images of the West" which originally appeared in the Big sky journal.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-219) and index.
Contents Ancient ecstasies -- Visualizing Lewis and Clark and the meaning of the West -- The eye and the heart in George Catlin's West -- Karl Bodmer's gift -- Alfred Jacob Miller's new Western American -- Jesus and animus beneath the Bitterroots -- An entire Heaven and an entire Earth : audubon on the Missouri -- Albert Bierstadt and the mountains of Mars -- Thomas Moran's Rocky Mountain romance -- Coming to terms with the Little Bighorn -- Altitude equals beatitude : William Henry Jackson and the Northern Rockies -- L.A. Huffman and the frontier disconnect -- Catching shadows in the northern West -- Through Indian eyes : the Crows and Richard Throssel -- Evelyn Cameron's time machine -- Carl Rungius and the son of wild folk -- Loving the West, hating the West, painting the West : the troubled times of Fra Dana -- Frederic Remington's Kiss of death -- Maynard and Montana -- Winold Reiss's beautiful Blackfeet -- Motion and poetry -- The bear in the mirror -- Emily Carr and the Great Mother -- The ripples beyond Ansel Adams -- In the end, what was Charlie Russell trying to tell us?
Subject Rocky Mountains Region -- In art.
Rocky Mountains Region -- Pictorial works.
Northwest, Canadian -- In art.
Northwest, Canadian -- Pictorial works.
Added Title Big sky journal.
Standard No. 40017818736
ISBN 9780806138978 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0806138971 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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