Robert Willson

Robert Willson

Image-maker

Book - 2001
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"Robert Willson (1912-2000) was one of the most complex and contradictory American artists of the past century. Among the first American sculptors to use solid glass in a small factory setting, he was at once regional and international, steeped in pre-Columbian art as well as Texas folklore. Educated in the Southwest and Mexico, he discovered the glass studios of Murano, Italy, at the age of forty-four and never looked back. In Robert Willson: Image-Maker, author Matthew Kangas fills in a gaping niche in American art history, the tale of the gangly fellow who sounded like actor James Stewart, fell in love with Venice, and spent the next thirty-seven summers there making solid glass sculptures."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: San Antonio : Pace-Willson Foundation ; Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780295982182
0295982187
Branch Call Number: 748.092 WILLSON BIOGRAPHY 2001
Characteristics: 171 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Willson, Robert 1912-2000

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