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proposing the original imaginative and prescient of an American unique . . . Alexandre Hogue, a popular artist whose profession spanned from the Nineteen Twenties to his loss of life in 1994, inherited the view of an the US that imagined itself as choked with unlimited power for development, that thought of excessive paintings and nice rules obtainable to boring operating humans, and that observed no cause of an highbrow chasm among a discovered elite and the hundreds. He regularly seen himself as an intensive, but his ardour stemmed from a deeply conservative suggestion: that artwork, tradition, and nature should still shape a principal strength within the lifetime of each human being.His recognized dirt Bowl sequence classified him as a regionalist painter, yet Hogue by no means authorized that identification. His paintings finds the spirit of Texas and the Southwest as he skilled it for almost a century. In his later years Hogue labored in sorts of crisply rendered nonobjective and calligraphic one-liner work. Bringing to gentle new information about the Erosion and Oil sequence, this e-book supplies exact recognition to lesser identified, post-1945 works, as well as the awe-inspiring Moon Shot and ultimate vast Bend series.Each series—from the hauntingly attractive Taos landscapes and prophetic canvases of a dust-covered Southwest to his depictions of the fierce geological phenomena of the massive Bend—serves as a paean to the awesomeness of nature.Houston-based curator and critic Susie Kalil grew with reference to Hogue from 1986 to 1994, a time in which she interviewed him, thought of his oeuvre with him, and got here to percentage his imaginative and prescient of the character and reasons of artwork. In Alexandre Hogue she finds Hogue as he provided himself and his paintings to her.Collections with Alexandre Hogue's paintings:Musee nationwide D'Art Moderne, Pompidou, ParisDallasMuseum of ArtMuseum of good Arts, HoustonThe GilcreaseMuseum, TulsaThe Philbrook Museum of paintings, TulsaUniversity of TulsaTulsa acting ArtsCenterSmithsonian establishment (NationalMuseum of yank Art), Washington, DCOklahomaMuseum of artwork, Okla CityThe SheldonMuseum of artwork, collage of Nebraska, LincolnPhoenixArt MuseumUniversity of Arizona, TucsonArt Museum of SouthTexas, Corpus ChristiPanhandle Plains ancient Museum, Canyon, Tx.StarkMuseum, Orange, TxSouthern MethodistUniversity, DallasSpringfieldArt Museum, Springfield, MissouriWeatherspoonArt Museum, college of North Carolina at GreensboroThe Federal Reserve financial institution, DallasThe Williams businesses, Tulsa

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