MORRIS GRAVES, His Houses, His Gardens, Richard Svare
Designed by Marrowstone Design, published by Marrowstone Press and Process Media, the long-awaited Morris Graves: His Houses, His Gardens tells the story of the homes of Morris Graves, a leading figure in Northwest Art and one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century.
This high-quality book with beautiful duotone photographs concerns itself with four locations—The Rock, Careläden, Woodtown Manor, and The Lake. Author, photographer, and close Graves friend Richard Svare makes clear that the world Morris Graves inhabited physically was the world he experienced transcendentally.
Morris Graves soared from obscurity to fame in 1942, when thirty of his works appeared in New York’s Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition “Americans 1942: 18 Artists from Nine States.” A review in ARTnews