Rockwell Kent’s Monhegan, Maine
Chapter in Art at Colby : celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Colby College Museum of Art, exhibition and publication organized by Sharon Corwin, Elizabeth Finch, and Lauren Lessing ; edited by Joseph N. Newland.
With more than 170 artworks and commissioned texts, including original poems, by 98 writers and artists--such as Barbara Haskell, Bill Berkson, Carol Troyen, Michael Leja, Rachael Ziady DeLue, Geoffrey Batchen, Sanford Schwartz, Anne M. Wagner, Ron Padgett, Irving Sandler and Lydia Yee--Art at Colby highlights artworks that represent the full scope of the museum's superb holdings. The works span the entire history of American art (with a particularly fine selection of painting from New York since 1960), and also include examples of European and Asian works. Texts by a range of writers--scholars, curators, critics and artists--are paired with gorgeous reproductions of pieces from the collection: James Cuno on Henri Fantin-Latour, for instance, Rackstraw Downes on John Marin, Alex Katz on Winslow Homer and Richard Hell on Joe Brainard.
Colby College Press
Cassidy, Donna M. PhD, "Rockwell Kent’s Monhegan, Maine" (2009). Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Books. 629.