The Art of California - Selected works from the Collection by Christina Orr-Cahall

By Christina Orr-Cahall

Chosen works from the gathering of the Oakland Museum, edited and with an creation by means of Christina Orr-Cahall.

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The tional hills. in printed works. and decidedly part of the international art scene. Artists their mixed with bold swashes of paint, creating a duality cism of his work highly diverse, abundant, often controversial, prints of Wil- cut to resemble a watercolor. As might be imagined, choosing which contemporary works to include this and liam Wiley. His intricately drawn paint- because our the paintings, sculptures, ings are, of late, Realism nificant. in the it and composition. California, but in evident in is and dynamism of her graffiti- overall themes.

What is is chose as subjects issues fundamental to in a different way. rections of art being produced. museum tant to our understanding of the Great It our responsibility to attempt to collect can, however, find both varying quality, some exceptional. be avoided by charged with museum's Arneson bombs and Arneson portraits of Chicano farmworkers, however, tend is of art for a The photographs of Dorothea Lange and the paintings of Maynard Dixon are con- then the curator has outdistanced the museum One ject matter.

Books, 1980. THE COLLECTION: 3 watercolors and 1 drawing \ Monterey, California Rancho Scene, c. 43) Watercolor on paper 8 x 10 3/4 Kahn in. ) (image) Collection 40 on his father-in-law's pictured here in this watercolor. York, 1837-41. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: The father, portraitist NATHANIEL CURRIER From the discovery of gold, treated humorously here in this rare print, to the exploration of the Sierra Born March 27, 1813, Roxbury, Massachusetts Died November 20, 1888, New York, New Nevada, Nathaniel Currier, working both alone and later with his partner James Ives, pictured York the great events of the West.

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