James Fitzgerald: CR 1 & 2/DVD Bundle
James Fitzgerald: The Drawings and Sketches
by Robert L. Stahl
The first planned volume to emerge from his Catalogue Raisonné is illustrated with over 750 images, of which a third are complete works reproduced in full color. This first in-depth presentation of his preliminary studies and discussion of his drawing process allows the reader to explore the artist’s creative process from first concept to final painting. Fitzgerald’s wide range of subject matter is reflected in works from Monhegan, Katahdin, Ireland, New York, and other locations where he painted. This 340 page full color volume includes essays by E. Bruce Robertson, PhD., and Karen A. Sherry, Ph.D
James Fitzgerald: The Watercolors
by Robert L. Stahl
This represents Volume II of Selections from the Catalogue Raisonné, and features an in-depth study of the artist’s creative output in watercolor along with more than 400 full-color reproductions of his work. This 340 page full color volume includes essays by Susan Strickler, Judith Walsh, and Susan Shillinglaw.
James Fitzgerald – A Painter’s Journey
DVD by Frederick Lewis
the story of Boston-born James Fitzgerald (1899-1971) who, after experiencing early critical success, withdrew to a reclusive life on Maine’s Monhegan Island. Shot on location in Maine, California and Ireland, it is also the story of the artist’s extraordinary friendship with Anne and Edgar Hubert. Upon his passing, Fitzgerald left the Huberts his island home and studio, and some 500 paintings. For more than 25 years the Huberts told their friend’s story again and again, seeking for Fitzgerald the recognition he refused during his lifetime. Thanks to the Huberts, Fitzgerald’s work now hangs in many major museums.
Narrated by acclaimed storyteller Jay O’Callahan, the program traces Fitzgerald’s early days in Boston, and his years in Monterey, where he fell in with John Steinbeck, Doc Ricketts and the Cannery Row group. We follow Fitzgerald to Mt. Katahdin in central Maine and to the windswept Aran Islands of the Irish coast. “A Painter’s Journey” is not only the remarkable story of one artist’s commitment to his calling, it is also an inspiring tale of friendship and devotion.
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