Else, the binding is tight and solid, the edges and corners sharp, and the interior clean and free of markings. As an artist, art critic, museum director, and art educator, jerry bywaters reshaped the texas art world and attracted national recognition for texas artists. Landscape figures heavily in bywaters work as seen here. On the ranch by jerry bywaters american 1941 oil and tempera on masonite. A life in art american studies series by francine carraro 19940801. The casual biography of a prairie town philips, shine, bywaters, jerry on. From blanton museum of art, jerry bywaters, oil field girls 1940, oil on board, 75. Published on the occasion of the exhibition for which a checklist is bound in. Past exhibitions jerry bywaters meadows museum, dallas. Bywaters directed the dallas museum of fine arts now the dallas museum of art for two decades beginning in 1943. A study of his print notebook, with a catalogue of his prints and a checklist of his illustrations and. He played a major role in establishing the texas regionalism movement of the 1930s and 1940s, whose. A life in art american studies series by francine carraro 19940801 francine carraro on.
This first fullscale biography explores his life and work in the context of twentiethcentury american art, revealing bywaters important role in the development of regionalist painting. Ranch hand and pony by jerry bywaters, lithograph, 1938. A study of his print notebook, with a catalogue of his prints and a checklist of his illustrations and ephemeral works. In addition to the paintings, the book is illustrated with drawings, photographs. Jerry bywaters, interpreter of the southwest by sam. Merritt mauzey 18971973 was an american lithographer and noted childrens book author.
Previous owners bookplate is pasted to front free endpaper, with light tanning to the covers consistent with age. Jerry bywaters was an important voice in the arts in texas, having trained in dallas and in the east with robert vonnoh, bruce crane, and john sloan. His emergence on the dallas art scene began after he graduated from southern methodist university in 1926 with a degree in comparative literature. Free for meadows museum members, children under 12, and smu facultystaff students. Sometimes, as with his picture of a huge, prickly maguey or his portrait of. Texas subdivision jerry bywaters comparative literature, southern methodist. Jerry bywaters, interpreter of the southwest joe and. The batik designs, inspired by dutch horticultural books, imported european flowers, and.252 1287 1007 105 307 866 909 722 48 1050 1535 457 846 606 177 358 1061 1045 298 1443 405 479 1624 256 450 140 1013 86 857 817 900 396 1174 257 111