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A Small, Untroubled World: The Art of Gustave Baumann 2018 Wall Calendar
£10.99 calendar Pomegranate Communications Inc (2017)
Twelve monthly grids and full-color artwork
Size: 12 x 13 in.
Opens to 12 x 26 in.
Published with the New Mexico Museum of Art
Born in Germany but raised in the United States, Gustave Baumann (1881–1971) supported his family as a teenager by working at a commercial engraving house. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago at night and was able to save enough money to study in Munich, a hub for innovative block printing. Although Baumann returned to the United States and eventually settled in New Mexico, he remained faithful to the straightforward, emotionally direct tradition of the Munich engravers all his life.
For more than fifty years Baumann immersed himself in the community of Santa Fe, where he captured the crystalline light and warm colors of the landscape with affection, grace, and subtlety. This calendar presents twelve of Baumann’s meticulously crafted woodcuts—self-contained, self-possessed small worlds that speak to the heart of simplicity.
All of Pomegranate’s calendars are printed with soy-based inks on FSC® certified paper, which means the paper has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ and manufactured by an FSC certified printer. FSC certification promotes responsible forest management by ensuring that forestry practices are environmentally responsible, socially equitable, and economically viable.
FSC license code FSC N001864. © 1996 Forest Stewardship Council A.C.
ISBN 13: 9780764977497 | ISBN 10: 0764977490
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