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More than Words - Paperback

More than Words - Paperback

Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

By Liza Kirwin


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Our widely celebrated compendium of illustrated letters is now available in paperback. Drawn from the largest repository of artists' papers in the world, More Than Words features correspondence with wives, lovers, friends, patrons, clients, and confidants by such revered artists as Winslow Homer, Frida Kahlo, Andrew Wyeth, Man Ray, Eero Saarinen, Alexander Calder, Gio Ponti, and Andy Warhol. Picturing the world around them in endearing vignettes, landscapes, portraits, and caricatures, these gorgeous letters reveal the joys and successes, loves and longings, disappointments and frustrations of their legendary lives.

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Pages: 272 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: March 2015
ISBN: 9781616893668
Liza Kirwin is the curator of manuscripts at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.