Filled with vibrant images of Barnhill’s unique creations, precursors to the popular landscape art of the Highwaymen and others, this book showcases a little-known artist whose inventive techniques--particularly his uranium-dye coloring--merit a place in the story of American photography.
The days are long past when tourists could buy an original landscape painting on the side of the road for as little as $50 dollars--sometimes before the paint dried. This book of postcards allows you to experience the thrill of owning (miniature) versions of these exquisite paintings.
The story of a group of African American landscape painters active in the '60s and '70s who are only now coming to be recognized for their distinctive vision and craft. Monroe's account includes reproductions of 63 of the Highwaymen paintings.