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Scott Fraser: Selected Works

Timothy J. Standring, William H. Gerdts & Robert C. Jackson

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Visually stunning, informative, and broad in scope, this comprehensive overview gathers the works of renowned still-life painter Scott Fraser. Beautiful full color images of his body of work are accompanied by companion drawings and detailed close-ups, demonstrating the artist’s approach to painting. A summary of his work, an interview of Fraser by artist Robert C. Jackson, and an extensive chronology of works allow the reader to explore the path of growth and development that took him from a landscape painter in the 1980s to the nationally renowned still-life painter that Fraser is today. His intense scrutiny of objects is revealed in full-page details of several important works. The over 200 drawings and paintings included here also reveal how Fraser’s passion for art history is a strongly recurring theme, often demonstrating itself in surprising ways. This book offers valuable insights for collectors, museums, students, academics, artists, and everyone interested in contemporary still life painting.

Size: 12" x 12" | 204 color & b/w images | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764353987

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Scott Fraser is a leading figure in twenty-first century realist painting, specializing in taking ordinary objects and composing them in extraordinary ways. He breathes new life into traditional subject matters with a high level of skill and remarkable sensibility.

Timothy J. Standring is the Gates Foundation Curator of Painting &Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum. He has curated over thirteen exhibitions at the museum and has published widely on subjects that include British watercolor sketching, Van Gogh’s drawings, and Degas’monotypes.

William H. Gerdts, an eminent art historian with a doctorate from Harvard University, is a leading authority on American still-life painting. His special interests within the field include American impressionism, regional American art, and neoclassic American sculpture.

Robert C. Jackson is a contemporary still life artist and author of Behind the Easel: The Unique Voices of 20 Contemporary Representational Painters. His work is exhibited widely, and can be found in museum collections around the country.