coffee table books

“Rounding a Bend” on the Mississippi

The Parting Salute From Currier & Ives Chronicles of America. John Lowell Pratt, ed. Promontory Press, New York. 1968. This is one of several coffee table books about art (broadly construed) that I revolve through as times and seasons change. It’s fun to feature something different every few weeks. Sadly, I do not have a coffee …

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“Sugaring Off”

The work of Grandma Moses, Anna Mary Robertson Moses (September 7, 1860 – December 13, 1961), is beautifully presented in the coffee table book, Grandma Moses (Otto Kallir, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York, 1973). Her fall and winter scenes are among my favorites–probably because I can enjoy the aesthetic wonder of cold weather life …

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