The Emergence of Northwest Art Seattle: University of Washington Press, William Cumming died on November 22, In his memoir, Sketchbook, he writes:
The Emergence of Northwest Art Seattle: University of Washington Press, All quotations, unless otherwise noted, are from Deloris Tarzan Ament's interview with William Cumming on December 8, William Cumming died on November 22, In his memoir, Sketchbook, he writes: Within that muted field, splashes or shapes or calligraphs of pure color sing out with astonishing brilliance.
All of the Northwest School painters have made use of this at one time or another" Sketchbook, Cumming was born in Montana on March 24, His difficult birth, he writes, "was bonded into the family mythology.
Forever I would be the strange one, the wayward one, the marked child, lad touched by the finger of Faery, touched by the wee ones. Lad marked for greatness, marked for strangeness. Of all this my grandfather was certain.
It came with our blood" Sketchbook, In Scotland, his Calvinist family had been followers of John Knox. His father, James Rutherford Cumming, sold chinaware for a mercantile company. His mother, Helen "Missy" Edmiston, was a Christian Scientist whose family moved into Kentucky at the time of Daniel Boone, owned slaves, and eventually migrated to Missouri, where the Jayhawk militia known to the family as Federal "bluebellies" burned out the family when his grandmother was a child.
A story in Sketchbook from that period illustrates how a traumatic event in early life can permanently imprint the psyche.
An unknown woman receding down the sidewalk a block away appeared to him to be his mother, leaving him. The tear-clouded vision that burned itself into his memory was transformed in later life into a prominent motif in his paintings: His Oregon memories include hunting rattlesnakes in creek bottoms, digging up arrowheads, picking pears, and swimming in the Rogue River.
His mother recalled him as a child of sunny disposition. Tukwila's present shopping malls, warehouses, and light industry were, in those days, a patchwork of farms.
His father designed and built a gazebo that still stands in the Tukwila City Park.
Student of Art Cumming had already decided that he would be an artistor -- more precisely -- that he was an artist. A family friend bought him an art course in the International Correspondence Schools.
He got no further than the section on drawing the human figure. He recalled spending hours sitting in front of plaster casts furnished by the school, charcoal in hand, drawing and toning, and hating the process of academic drawing. But then, academic drawing is mediocre," he proclaimed.
He learned art history during hours spent at the Seattle Public Library in the late s and early s. He mowed the lawn of a dour elderly couple in exchange for a weekly ride into town.
Without a job or money for college, he stayed home and drew, listened to music, read poetry, and dreamed of a studio in Paris with a skylight and a mistress.An examination of the possibilities for libertarian feminism, taking the feminist thought of the 19th century radical individualists as an example and a guide.
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