A More Abundant Life

About the Author: Jacqueline Hoefer

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  • Paperback
  • 195 pages
  • A More Abundant Life
  • Jacqueline Hoefer
  • English
  • 05 February 2017
  • 0865343713

A More Abundant Life Artists began coming to New Mexico in the late nineteenth century They came from everywhere, from Maine to California and a few from Europe They were attracted by the dazzling New Mexican landscape, the hospitality of town and village life, and very important, the Indian and Hispanic cultures that had shaped the artistic imagination of New Mexico for centuries From an artist s point of view it was a rich mix, and between art and odd jobs, they managed to make a living Until the Great Depression of the 1930s Then, as the artist Louie Ewing said, the jobs ran out No matter what you were willing to do, there was no work, and nobody was buying pictures and pots Help came from Washington New Deal planners offered artists jobs to beautify the community Almost immediately, artists in New Mexico picked up their brushes and chisels, and for almost ten years, between 1933 and 1943, signed onto Federal programs How did artists, traditionally loners, like working for the government When the Santa Fe artist William Lumpkins was asked, he said We thought it was heaven on earth to be paid to paint Fortunately, many New Deal artists had the opportunity to speak for themselves In state sponsored interviews they tell us in their own words what the New Deal art programs meant to them Their rich interpretations of that experience and a selection of the work they produced is what this book is about JACQUELINE HOEFER s publications include Imagining the Garden, a book of poems Weather Songs, three poems set to music by Lanham Deal and critical essays on contemporary writers, among them, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Norman Mailer Her latest book is Night in a White Wood, New and Selected Poems Mrs Hoefer received a PhD in American literature from Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, and in the early 1960s taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and at San Francisco State University In 1967, she joined her husband Peter Hoefer in starting Hoefer Scientific Instruments, a San Francisco company specializing in producing instruments for biological research After Peter Hoefer s death in 1987, she carried on as chief executive officer. Download A More Abundant Life By Jacqueline Hoefer – theheartwork.co.uk

10 thoughts on “A More Abundant Life

  1. K Kriesel says:

    The history of the New Deal artists in New Mexico is just fascinating, why don tpeople know about this Hoefer highlights significant points eloquently and simply.Most of the book is a list of artists involved in the WPA Works Progress Administration along with pictures of their artwork The informat...

  2. oveis says:

    any thing