Chadwick, Whitney; Ehrlich, Susan; Rand, Harry; Rubin, David S.; Tashjian, Dickran (essays)
179 pages, indexed, bibliography, chronology, public collections, profusely illustrated. Overseas customers please note the book is heavy and will attract additional postage. "Philip Campbell Curtis (May 26, 1907 - November 12, 2000) was an American painter best remembered for his surrealist-inspired style scenes often featuring figures in Victorian dress. He was called a "Magical Realist," and "Magritte of the Old West" by some writers" (Wikipedia) CONTENTS: Foreword / James K. Ballinger Setting the Stage: An Introduction to the Art of Philip C. Curtis / David S. Rubin East Meets West: The Cultural Crosscurrents of Philip C. Curtis / Dickran Tashjian Invocations of Wonder Transfixed in Time: Reflections on Some Leitmotifs in the Art of Philip C. Curtis / Susan Ehrlich Philip C. Curtis's American Dream / Whitney Chadwick Curtis's Jury of Perjurers / Harry Rand.