The New Westward: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles That Move the Modern West, an exhibition shown at the Tucson Museum of Art October 15, 2016- February 12, 2017 included a publication composed of five essays and a catalogue of images from the exhibition. Each essay discusses the art on display as well as significant themes of Manifest Destiny and Westward expansion, the role of trains in the West, airplanes and how they redefined Western expanses, the modern marvel of the automobile, the advent of intercontinental roadways, and tourism in the West.
Artists featured in the exhibition and catalog: Ansel Adams, Dianne Johnson Adams, Warren H. Anderson, Steve Atkinson, Thomas Bacher, John Baeder, Tom Blackwell, Ross Buckland, Denham B. Clements, Bruce Cody, Maynard Dixon, Holger Eckstein, Josh Elliott, Michael Goettee, Jenny Gummersall, Woody Gwyn, Vivian Mallette Hutchins, Ron Kleeman, Beth Loftin, Joseph Lorusso, Carol Maltby, Mark McDowell, Hansel Mieth, Douglas Paul Morgan, Ed Natiya, Howard Post, Zachary Proctor, Lori Putnam, Arthur Rothstein, John Salt, Ray Strang, Sherry Blanchard Stuart, Jim Vogel, Bob Wade, Wade Weber, Dennis Ziemienski.
Edited by Katie Perry. With a foreword by Jeremy Mikolajczak, CEO, and essay by Christine Brindza, Senior Curator, James and Louise Glasser Curator of Art of the American West. Designed by Melina Lew, with printing by Arizona Lithographers, Tucson, Arizona. Published by the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block.
Softcover. 120 pp.
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