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Author Wolfe, Ross, editor, author

Title The Samstag legacy : an artist's bequest / editor, Ross Wolfe ; essays by Lea Rosson DeLong and Ross Wolfe
Published Adelaide, SA : Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, 2016


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 MELB  700.922 Samsta Wol/Sla  AVAILABLE
Description 391 pages : illustrations, portraits and facsimiles, some of which are in colour ; 29 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction -- SAMSTAG THE ARTIST -- Ambition and Apprenticeship 1923-29 -- Art and Labour in the Depression 1930-35 -- Academics and Modernists 1936-41 -- The New Deal Murals 1936-40 - A Changed World: War and Art 1941-61 -- Notes for Samstag the Artist -- THE SIREN CALL OF THE SOUTHERN SEA: ANNE AND GORDON SAMSTAG IN AUSTRALIA -- Prelude to a Journey -- Strangers in a Strange Land -- Advance and Retreat -- On the Formation of an Artist's Bequest -- The Samstag Legacy -- Notes for The Siren Call of the Southern Sea -- THE SAMSTAG ALUMNI -- Chronology: Gordon and Anne Samstag -- Gordon Samstag: Chronological Exhibition List
Summary "The Samstag Legacy: An Artist's Bequest is a scholarly publication of American artist Gordon Samstag and his wife Anne, detailing their lives and careers, including their 16 year period of living and working in Australia, including Gordon Samstag's period of working at the South Australian School of Art. The publication, co-authored by Ross Wolfe and Dr Leah Rosson DeLong, highlights the Samstags' cultural bequest to arts in Australia, enabling Australian visual artists to develop their skills and abilities internationally through the Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships."--Publisher website
Analysis Australian
Notes Chronology, Gordon Samstag exhibition history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Samstag, Ann
Samstag, Anne
Samstag, Gordon
Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art.
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art -- Exhibitions -- History.
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art -- History.
South Australian School of Art. Samstag Program
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
University of South Australia.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Art, Australian -- 20th century.
Benefactors in art.
Philanthropists -- Australia -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- Australia.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Exhibition catalogs.
Author DeLong, Lea Rosson, author
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art (Adelaide, S. Aust.), issuing body
ISBN 9780994335081