The official companion to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's exhibition of the same name, this beautifully illustrated volume presents Earl Cunningham (1893-1997) as a folk modernist who used the flat space and brilliant color typical of Matisse and Van Gogh to create sophisticated compositions. A creative, eccentric, and restless young man, Cunningham studied automobile mechanics and coastal navigation, earned a license as a harbor and river pilot, and worked on a schooner that carried cargo between Maine and Florida. ...

Earl Cunningham's America 2007, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781588342492

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