Blumenschein

December 17, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Works of Ernest Blumenschein at the Denver Art Museum

The new exhibit showcases pivotal western paintings by one of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists. Ryan Warner speaks with co-curator Peter Hassrick.


Ourselves and Taos Neighbors (New Mexico Interior or New Mexican Interior, 1931),
reworked 1937 and 1938, finished ca. 1948, by Ernest L. Blumenschein.
Oil on canvas; 41 x 50 in. Courtesy of Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas; 31.30/12A


Haystack, Taos Valley, prior to 1927, reworked 1940, by Ernest L. Blumenschein.
Oil on canvas; 24 x 27 in. Courtesy of Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of
Oklahoma, Norman; Given in memory of Roxanne P. Thams by William H. Thams, 2003


Afternoon of a Sheepherder, 1939, by Ernest L. Blumenschein. Oil on canvas; 28 x 50 in.
Courtesy of National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City; 1976.32


Portrait of Albedia, ca. 1918, by Ernest L. Blumenschein. Oil on canvas; 20 x 16 in.
Courtesy of the Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Star Road and White Sun,1920, by Ernest L. Blumenschein. Oil on canvas; 42 x 51 in.
Courtesy of The Albuquerque Museum, Museum purchase, 1985 General Obligation Bonds,
Albuquerque High School Collection, Gift of classes 1943, 1944, and 1945; 1986.50.3


The Chief Goes Through, 1956, by Ernest L. Blumenschein. Oil on canvas; 30 x 40 in.
Courtesy of Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas; 31.30/9


The Plasterer, 1921.
Ernest Blumenschein (1874 - 1960)
Oil on canvas, 42 x 30 inches
Courtesy of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis


 

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