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By Susie Kalil

featuring the original imaginative and prescient of an American unique . . . Alexandre Hogue, a well known artist whose occupation spanned from the Twenties to his loss of life in 1994, inherited the view of an the USA that imagined itself as choked with unlimited power for development, that thought of excessive artwork and nice rules available to boring operating humans, and that observed no explanation for an highbrow chasm among a realized elite and the loads. He constantly seen himself as a thorough, but his ardour stemmed from a deeply conservative concept: that paintings, tradition, and nature may still shape a valuable strength within the lifetime of each human being.His recognized dirt Bowl sequence categorised him as a regionalist painter, yet Hogue by no means authorised that id. 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 kinds of crisply rendered nonobjective and calligraphic one-liner work. Bringing to mild new information about the Erosion and Oil sequence, this ebook offers exact awareness to lesser recognized, post-1945 works, as well as the awe-inspiring Moon Shot and ultimate monstrous Bend series.Each series—from the hauntingly appealing Taos landscapes and prophetic canvases of a dust-covered Southwest to his depictions of the fierce geological phenomena of the large Bend—serves as a paean to the awesomeness of nature.Houston-based curator and critic Susie Kalil grew on the subject of 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 awarded 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 artwork, TulsaUniversity of TulsaTulsa acting ArtsCenterSmithsonian establishment (NationalMuseum of yank Art), Washington, DCOklahomaMuseum of paintings, Okla CityThe SheldonMuseum of artwork, college of Nebraska, LincolnPhoenixArt MuseumUniversity of Arizona, TucsonArt Museum of SouthTexas, Corpus ChristiPanhandle Plains old 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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