Visions in stone: the sculpture of William Edmondson by William Edmondson

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .

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Statement[by] Edmund L. Fuller. With photos. by Edward Weston.
ContributionsFuller, Edmund L., 1941-
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LC ClassificationsNB237.E35 F84
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Paginationxi, 123 p.
Number of Pages123
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Open LibraryOL5307740M
ISBN 100822932598
LC Control Number72091108

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William Edmondson, son of Tennessee slaves, Visions in stone: the sculpture of William Edmondson book not consider himself an artist when he began carving aroundafter retiring from his job as a ed by a vision, he emphasized his divine calling, claiming, “ Jesus has planted the seed of carving in me” and describing his works as “ mirkels.” Edmondson carved gravestones, free-standing figurative sculpture, and.

A native of Nashville and the son of former slaves, William Edmondson ( - ) was the first African American artist to be featured in a solo show at New York's Museum of Modern Art ().

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University of Pittsburgh Press, Hardcover. very good/very good. Quarto. pp With photographs by Edward Weston and plates of Edmondson's works. Signed and dated presentation copy on title page from author.

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Adding immeasurably to the understanding of Edmondson's art are photographs by Edward Weston, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, and Consuelo Kanaga that show the artist in his community and his workplace.

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Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson: Edmund L. Fuller: Books - or: Edmund L. Fuller. Edmondson entered the world of sculpture at the advanced age of about 60 years old in He reported that he received a vision from God, who told him to start sculpting: "I was out in the driveway with some old sculptures of stone when I heard a voice telling me to pick up my tools and start to work on a tombstone.

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Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. Vision in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson, Edmund Fuller (University of Pittsburgh Press) Will Edmondson 's Mirkels, Harry Lowe, Carl Zibart, and Walter Sharp (Tennessee Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood) William Edmondson: Visions in Stone, Ann Rogerson (Montclair Art Museum)   MONTCIAIR—The piety, whimsy and extraordinary sculptural power of a semiliterate black artist named William Edmondson are boldly displayed in an exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum.

“Visions in. Ten (10) William Edmondson related books, exhibition catalogs, including Frist Center, TN State Museum, Cheekwood Museum, magazines, and more. 1st item: Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson by Edmund L.

Fuller, A very similar rabbit is visible in the background of a photograph of Edmondson's yard taken in by photographer Edward Weston (ref. Edmund L. Fuller, "Visions In Stone: the Sculpture of William Edmondson", University of Pittsburgh Press,pages 7 and 9), and six rabbits were exhibited in the William Edmondson retrospective exhibit at.

“The Sculpture of William Edmondson,” inwas also the Museum’s first exhibition devoted solely to the work of a black artist; too, it was Edmondson. Of interest to adults as well as children, this handsomely produced black-and-white book intriguingly combines photography, sculpture and poetry.

The illiterate child of. I heard God talking to me: William Edmondson and his stone carvings by Elizabeth Spires (Book); Visions in stone: the sculpture of William Edmondson by William Edmondson (Book); The art of William Edmondson by William Edmondson (Book).

William Edmondson was the son of freed slaves. Born on a plantation near Nashville inhe was denied an education and worked at menial jobs until his mids, when a religious vision inspired him to begin carving figures out of the limestone he scavenged from local quarries.

William Edmondson, "Critter", c. Limestone, 21 x 15 x 6 in. Robert Miller Gallery, New York/Allan Finkelman If the use of stone creates a union of the tangible and the empyreal, nowhere is this more apparent than in William Edmondson's sculpture.

Holland Cotter reviews limestone sculptures by William Edmondson, who worked in Nashville fromwhen he retired as janitor, until his death in ; photo; traveling show organized by.

Buy I Heard God Talking to Me: William Edmonson and His Stone Carvings by Spires, Elizabeth online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible s: This sculpture appears in an Edward Weston photograph of Edmondson's yard taken in Ref.

Edmund Fuller, "Visions in Stone," p. Illustrated, ibid, p. Exhibitedthe Tennessee State Museum inaugural exhibit titled "William Edmondson: A Retrospective" and featured in the exhibition catalog of the same name on p catalog.

One night in the early s, William Edmondson, the son of former slaves and a janitor in Nashville, Tennessee, heard God speaking to him. And so he began to carve – tombstones, birdbaths, and stylized human figures, whose spirits seemed to emerge fully formed from the stone.

William Edmondson has 11 books on Goodreads with 22 ratings. William Edmondson’s most popular book is The Art of William Edmondson. William Edmondson, born in Tennessee to former slaves inexperienced religious visions throughout his life, and sometime when he was in his late 50s, he said that God had instructed him to carve stone.

He started with tombstones but eventually began sculpting human and animal figures, usually working with scavenged pieces of limestone.

William Edmondson (American/Tennessee, ) carved limestone sculpture, “The Preacher”, depicting a minister with his left arm raised with a Bible in hand, open eyes and mouth, and attired in a long-tailed coat and bow tie, standing on a pedestal.

23 1/2″ H x. William Edmondson was the first African American stonemason and sculptor to have a solo exhibition at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Edmund L. Fuller, Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson (Pittsburgh, ), pl.

Lot Essay Edmondson’s Critter, an active animal complete with cocked ears, choppily-rendered fur and clawed, gripping feet, is an architectural sculpture as well as a figurative one.

William Edmondson (American/Tennessee, ) limestone "Critter" sculpture of a small animal sitting upright on its hind legs, with front legs and feet cast downward, atop a rectangular integral base.

12 1/4" H x 4 1/2" W x 8 1/4" D. Note: This example is stylistically similar to a sculpture sold by Case Antiques inLot #. William Edmondson was active/lived in Tennessee.

William Edmondson is known for folk art sculpture, stone carving. The folk carvings of William Edmondson inspired Kate to write the songs for the Monuments album.

The CD cover artwork is a photograph of “William Edmondson’s Sculpture Yard.” Monuments was produced by Walt Aldridge. Musicians include Mac McAnally, Spooner Oldham, David Hood, Marty Raybon, Larry Franklin, Pat Buchanan, and Jonathon Yudkin.Oct 4, - WILLIAM EDMONDSON (American, ) "Crucifixion", s Carved limestone 15 1/4" x 10 1/2" x 5" Literature: Fuller, Edmund L.

(Visions in Stone: The Sculpture of William Edmondson). Pittsburg, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press,Illus. 25, p.

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