American 19-20th Century Wildlife Art




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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in Art (12/6/14)

Birds of a Feather: John Costin and John James Audubon (4/20/12)

Wild at Heart: Ernest Thompson Seton (1/29/11)

American Menagerie (8/28/08)

Wild at Heart: National Museum of Wildlife Art (12/15/07)

Frank W. Benson ­ Sportsman/Etcher (9/20/05)

Animal Sculpture in the Folk Tradition (5/20/05)

Desert Tracks: Wildlife Art of the American Southwest (10/25/00)

The Sporting View: American Sporting Art from the Collection of Robert B. Mayo (10/8/00)

Heritage of Audobon III (3/14/00)

Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape; Wild Horses: An Intgral part of the Natural System, essay by Charles R. Preston (7/17/99)


TFAO references:

A 11/29/13 search within TFAO's digital library retrieved 320 pages referencing "Wildlife"


(above: poster, Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration)


From other web sites:

A Brush with Wildlife: Create a Composition with Carl Rungius and Art Tales: Telling Stories with Wildlife Art from National Museum of Wildlife Art. Accessed August, 2015.

Decoy Carving  - sample of artists and works from askArt. Accessed August, 2015.

The Greatest Bird Artists: John James Audubon and Earl Poole an exhibit held 2/16/08 - 6/6/08 at the Reading Public Museum. Includes online audio. Accessed April, 2015.

The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art, an exhibit held October 31, 2014 - February 22, 2015 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Includes online videos and press coverage. Accessed April, 2015.


DVD/VHS videos:

Birds of America, The Features the art of John James Audubon. 29 minutes (collection of Joslyn Art Museum)

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and these books:

Unbroken Spirit: Wild Horses in the American Landscape, by Frances B. Clymer. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Oct 1, 1999 - 103 pages. See Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape; Wild Horses: An Intgral part of the Natural System, essay by Charles R. Preston (7/17/99)

Carl Rungius Western Wildlife: An Exhibition of Paintings on Loan from the Glenbow..., By Carl Rungius, Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Published 1977 by Buffalo Bill Historical Center. 12 pages

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