Wildeworld: The Art of John Wilde

$19.95

Inspired by the early Renaissance, John Wilde revived the tradition of silver point drawing whilst continuing his vibrant painting. His precisely rendered representational world is a cross between the Garden of Eden and Alice’s Wonderland, and remains innocent yet subversive.

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Inspired by the early Renaissance, John Wilde revived the tradition of silver point drawing whilst continuing his vibrant painting. His precisely rendered representational world is a cross between the Garden of Eden and Alice’s Wonderland, and remains innocent yet subversive.

John Wilde was a painter, draughtsman and printmaker, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught from 1948-1982. He was associated with the Magic Realism movement with artists such as Sylvia Fein and Marshall Glasier.

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press, New York in association with the Elvehjem Museum of Art (1999)

Organized by: Russell Panczenko

Essay: Theodore F. Wolff

180 pages, color images

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Weight 1.8 lbs
Dimensions 10.16 × .8 × 10.22 in