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Visions in stone: the sculpture of William Edmondson.
Visions in stone: the sculpture of William Edmondson. I Heard God Talking to Me: William Edmondson and His Stone Carvings.
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William Edmondson (. 874–1951) was an African-American folk art sculptor. In 1937, Edmondson was the first African-American artist to be given a one-person show exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City
William Edmondson (. In 1937, Edmondson was the first African-American artist to be given a one-person show exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. William Edmondson was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, the son of two former slaves, somewhere between 1870 and 1886. He did not know the exact year of his birth because of a fire that destroyed the family Bible.
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William Edmondson was the first African American stonemason and sculptor to have a solo exhibition at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). He reportedly suffered an accident in 1907 and in 1908 began work as a servant, fireman, and janitor for the Nashville Woman's Hospital (later Baptist Hospital); he served until the hospital's close in 1931. Using the primitive tools of a handyman - flat chisels made from iron spikes and a battered hammer for a mallet - he began to cut away at limestone from wrecked buildings in Nashville. By the mid-1930's Edmondson's work was well known to artists and collectors in Nashville.
Bibliographic Details. Title: Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William. Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press. Publication Date: 1973. Shipping Terms: Shipping costs are based on books weighing . LB, or 1 KG.
William Edmondson quoted in Edmond L. Fuller, Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of. .The limestone carvings of William Edmondson were virtually unknown beyond his neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee, until 1936. Fuller, Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson(Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh Press, 1973), 12, 22. It was then that Louise Dahl-Wolfe, a New York photographer for Harper's Bazaar, saw his works while visiting friends in Nashville. Dahl-Wolfe took numerous photographs of the artist and his works, which she later showed to Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Edmund L. Fuller, Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson (Pittsburgh, 1973), . 5. Cheekwood Museum of Art, The Art of William Edmondson (Nashville, 1999), pp. 52 and 88. Other information. Property from an american collection. Recommended features. Virtual tour: The Collector at Christie’s London. Tour our curated selection of works ranging from the 17th to the 19th century - offered in The Collector auctions in London, 13 and 14 November.
A self-taught black sculptor whose work was discovered late in his lift, William Edmondson (1883-1951) was immediately acclaimed by some of the country's foremost. 1 person is interested in this title. We receive fewer than 1 copy every 6 months.
William Edmondson is known for folk art sculpture, stone carving. 23 Miscellaneous Book References for William Edmondson. Fuller, Edmund L. Visions in Stone The Sculpture of William Edmondson. Auction Records (34). Mallett, Daniel Trowbridge. Index of Artists: phical Two Volumes: Includes 1940 Index.
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