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Author Dial, Thornton.
Title Thornton Dial : thoughts on paper / edited by Bernard L. Herman ; foreword by Emily Kass.
Imprint Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press : in association with the Ackland Art Museum, 2011.

Author Dial, Thornton.
Subject Dial, Thornton -- Themes, motives.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Alt Name Herman, Bernard L., 1951-
Add Title Thoughts on paper
Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Thornton Dial (b. 1928), one of the most important artists in the American South, came to prominence in the late 1980s and was celebrated internationally for his large construction pieces and mixed-media paintings. It was only later, in response to a reviewer's negative comment on his artistic ability, that he began to work on paper. And it was not until recently that these drawings have received the acclaim they deserve. This volume, edited by Bernard L. Herman, offers the first sustained critical attention to Dial's works on paper.
Contents Thornton Dial, thoughts on paper / Bernard L. Herman -- Expressionist Dial, or, Thinking around canonicity / Colin Rhodes -- Every drawing that I do, I think about the Lord : Thornton Dial's journey of faith / Glenn Hinson -- We all grew up in that life : Thornton Dial's politics on paper / Juan Logan -- Thornton Dial's continuing creative practice : drawings and related works, 1991-2011 / Cara Zimmerman.
ISBN 9780807882672 (electronic bk.)
0807882674 (electronic bk.)
0807835293
9780807835296
OCLC # 778841974
Additional Format Print version: Dial, Thornton. Thornton Dial. Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press : In Association with the Ackland Art Museum, 2011 (DLC) 2011031533


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