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Bernard Langlais, sculptor

Pat Davidson Reef

Bernard Langlais, sculptor

by Pat Davidson Reef

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Published by Kennebec River Press in Woolwich, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Langlais, Bernard, 1921-1977.,
  • Animals in art -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Sculptors.,
  • Animals in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pat Davidson Reef.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesMaine art series for young readers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.L2724 R44 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2876747M
    ISBN 10093385806X
    LC Control Number84081337
    OCLC/WorldCa12234860

      Bernard Langlais Art Children’s book takes a new look at sculptor Bernard Langlais Writer Pat Davidson Reef updates her biography and signs copies at Maine Historical Society on Thursday. Read on. Tagged: Bernard Langlais, Maine Historical. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Bernard Langlais: Independent spirit () by Langlais, Bernard.

    Bernard Langlais was a Maine native and maintained a studio in Cushing, Maine until his premature death at the age of He developed his artistic interest at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Product Information. Known for his monumental wall reliefs and sculptures of animals from the s, American artist Bernard Langlais () created a diverse oeuvre of paintings, sculptures and environments that shifted regularly and freely between abstraction and figuration--a shift that reflects Langlais' constant effort to reconcile his rural roots (in Maine) and keen sense of place.

    Bernard Langlais is my favorite Maine artist, mostly because he created large wooden animals that are amazing including everything from lions (his favorite animal) to deer. So I was very pleased to receive a copy of the book Bernard Langlais Revisited, written by Pat Davidson Reef and designed and produced by Maine Authors Publishing. Bernard Langlais's sculpture, "Lion," at the Ogunquit museum of American Art in Ogunquit, Maine. The small art museum on the Maine coast is the only museum in the state devoted exclusively to American art Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M., , photographer.


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Bernard Langlais, Sculptor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Bernard Langlais, Sculptor (Maine Art Series for Young Readers) First Edition by Pat Davidson Reef (Author). Maine arts writer Pat Davidson Reef has updated her young readers biography of the late Maine artist Bernard Langlais, originally Bernard Langlais inand will sign copies of the book and talk about.

Bernard Langlais was born in Old Town and died in Cushing in at age He was a painter and sculptor, and is best known for his large-scale whimsical wooden sculptures. He was adept at representing animals in his work and was particularly fond of lions.

In the book, Reef quotes Helen Langlais as saying, “Bernard loved doing lions. Bernard Langlais book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Known for his monumental wall reliefs and sculptures of animals from the /5(3).

Reef began the series with a book about Dahlov Ipcar, and now follows with this book about artist Bernard Langlais.

Her choice of artists for the first two books is smart, for each artist is. Bernard Langlais (American, - ) was a Maine native and maintained a studio in Cushing, Maine until his premature death at the age of He Bernard Langlais his artistic interest at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

Langlais' work was i. Bernard Langlais was born in Old Town, Maine. He showed an early proclivity for drawing and left Maine after high school to study commercial art at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. He earned scholarships to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the Brooklyn Museum Art School, as well as a Fulbright Scholarship to study the paintings of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch in Oslo.

Welcome to the Langlais Art Trail. Devoted to mapping the spirited art of Bernard Langlais () across his native state of Maine, this website was made possible with the support of the Colby College Museum of Art, Kohler Foundation, Inc., and the many Maine communities and institutions housing the artist’s prolific work.

Here you will discover basic information about museums. The Langlais Sculpture Preserve was the acre homestead of renowned Maine artist, Bernard “Blackie” Langlais and his wife Helen. “Blackie” created more than 3, indoor and outdoor works of art during his lifetime that are unique, edgy, very imaginative, and engaging to young and old.

The Preserve is located at River Road, Cushing, and. This book is a visual biography for young people and art lovers about Maine artist Bernard Langlais, who has a distinctive style.

It explores visually the artist’s style in creating wood sculptures, fine line drawings, and oil paintings on paper. Known for his monumental wall reliefs and sculptures of animals from the s, American artist Bernard Langlais (–) created a diverse oeuvre of paintings, sculptures and environments that shifted regularly and freely between abstraction and figuration--a shift that reflects Langlais’ constant effort to reconcile his rural roots (in Maine) and keen sense of place with postwar artistic movements.

Free art project for children, with local artist Susan Beebe; Access to the house and grounds will be hosted by friends of Blackie and GRLT, where you can learn more about the art and life of Bernard Langlais; Reading of the Maine Art Series for Young Readers book “Bernard Langlais, Sculptor” at 4 p.m.

Bake Sale to benefit Cushing Community. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Description: WOODEN SCULPTURE - 'Dog' by Bernard Langlais, (ME/NY, ), signed with stamped letters along the spine, constructed from layered plywood, scorched and varnished, 11" tall, 10" long, 2 1/4" deep, fine condition. From a private collection in Boothbay, Maine. PORTLAND, Me., Dec.

27 (AP)—Bernard Langlais, a sculptor whose outsized wood carvings of animals are in public and private collections around the country, died today at.

Known for his monumental wall reliefs and sculptures of animals from the s, American artist Bernard Langlais (–) created a diverse oeuvre of paintings, sculptures and environments that shifted regularly and freely between abstraction and figuration--a shift that reflects Langlais’ constant effort to reconcile his rural roots (in Maine) and keen sense of place with postwar.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. "Girl With A Tail" by Bernard "Blackie" Langlais. Langlais Sculptures: Girl With A Tail.

Skowhegan, Maine Maine sculptor Bernard "Blackie" Langlais () was known for building the World's Tallest Indian in Skowhegan -- perhaps too well known. So when his widow died in she donated nearly 3, of his other artworks to the Kohler Foundation, which promised to conserve and exhibit Location: Patten Court, Skowhegan, ME.

A portion of the estate will be preserved as a sculpture park for public access and will be named in honor of Bernard and Helen Langlais. The Georges River Land Trust of Rockland, Maine will take ownership of the property in lateand the Land Trust will collaborate with the. The home, studio and inspirational lands of Maine artist Bernard Langlais will open to the public this week as the Langlais Sculpture Preserve.Langlais’s bequest of her estate to Colby College included her husband’s unique built environment, and Kohler Foundation has since acquired the Langlais property from Colby.

The foundation has embarked on a major conservation effort at the site to help preserve the extant outdoor sculptures from the ravages of time and weather.Now his sculptures ranged from tiny to massive. His freestanding constructions of animals filled the outdoors over 80 acres with with more than outdoor pieces at his home in Cushing.

Bernard Langlais died in December, Additional resources. Bernard Langlais Wood Sculptor (moving image cassette). University of Maine at Augusta.