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Painting of the Day, January 21, 2012

From new exhibition: Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey

By Donna Poulton

Edgar Payne, Sunset, Canyon de Chelly, 1916. Oil on canvas, 28 x 34 in. Mark C. Pigott Collection. Credit: bestsellingindividualartists A career-spanning retrospective of the work of Edgar Payne (1883-1947) titled Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey is opening at the Crocker Art Museum February 11th and will run through May 6th, 2012. Payne was a gifted California artist who spent much of his time painting in the desert southwest.

Edgar Alwin Payne, Navajo Riders, after 1929, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 in. Collection of Charles D. Miller. Credit: AFANews.comMore than 80 signature paintings and drawings, “as well as additional objects from the artist’s studio, trace Payne’s artistic development as he traveled the world in search of magnificent settings.” The Crocker's Chief Curator and Associate Director, Scott A. Shields, Ph.D., curated this exhibition, which was organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and is the lead author for the exhibition catalogue.

Watch Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey on PBS. See more from KBDI.

Other posts on Edgar Payne:

Painting of the Day, November 14, 2011

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