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A Biography of Wilhelmina Weber Furlong (1878-1962)
Paperback: 216 pages
Revised First edition 2013
Weber Furlong Press
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The great grand nephew to Weber Furlong Clint Weber tells the story of Wilhelmina Weber Furlong, America’s most significant early American woman modern artist. Weber Furlong pioneered the modernist movement in Paris, Mexico, New York City, Glens Falls, and Bolton Landing, New York beginning in the early 1890s. Described as the foremother to American modern art Weber Furlong made her influence felt by laying the groundwork for the climax of the American modern art movement.
Considered an artist of immense influence Wilhelmina Weber Furlong was a major American artist who pioneered modern expressionistic, and still life painting, at the turn of the twentieth century’s modernist movement. She has been called America’s first early American woman modern Artist.
The foreword to the book is by Professor Emeritus James K. Kettlewell renowned art historian who had been looking for Wilhelmina Weber Furlong’s work since 1962. It was academic research for this biography that led Clint Weber to professor Kettlewell, who remains an active art historian worldwide.
Accepted into the Alfred H. Barr archives at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, Missouri History Museum Research Center, St Louis Art Museum and the Adirondack Museum Research Library. This publication has shed light into a long lost chapter in American art history.
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