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Walter Anderson

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One World, Two Artists

Edited by Susan Strachan
Categories: Art And Architecture

The work of southern artists is often infused with a deep sense of place and time. Whether inspired by the small town of the artist's birth, the land, the waters-be it river, lake, or sea-the music, the ...

Dreaming in Clay on the Coast of Mississippi

Almost a century ago, Annette McConnell Anderson, a New Orleans society woman, vowed that her three sons would become artists. Turning her back on bourgeois life and abetted by her skeptical husband---a ...

American Masters of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By Patti Carr Black
Categories: Mississippi

The four artists featured in American Masters of the Mississippi Gulf Coast: George Ohr, Dusti Bongé, Walter Anderson, Richmond Barthé are linked as pioneers of modernism in the South. In this catalog ...

Illustrations of Epic and Voyage

When renowned Mississippi artist Walter Anderson read Don Quixote or the Iliad, he heightened the intensity of his engagement with each by creating line drawings of the characters on typing paper. Each ...

Fortune's Favorite Child

Walter Anderson (1903-1965) was a prolific, fiercely individual artist renowned for his matchless style, his lonely independence, and his astonishingly creative works of art. Devoted to the beauty of ...

Walls of Light

By Anne R. King
Photographs by John Lawrence
Foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose
Categories: Art And Architecture

Although his art took form in many mediums, this lush and colorful book is the first to focus on Walter Anderson’s murals. Anderson’s home was in Ocean Springs on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where ...

A Symphony of Animals

Here in a volume of astonishing beauty is a menagerie of animals created by the acclaimed artist Walter Anderson. This colorful collection of art assembled from the hundreds of works he produced conveys ...

Robinson

By Walter Anderson
Categories: Literature

A magical story of a stray cat's transformation into a prodigy who performs at Carnegie Hall; includes block prints by the author

Approaching the Magic Hour

A widow's riveting yet poignant memoir of her marriage to a prolific creator, the extremely inspired Gulf Coast artist Walter Anderson, whose splendid art was heightened and enriched by his madness

An Alphabet

When he died in 1965, Walter Anderson left a seemingly inexhaustible store of watercolors, linoleum cuts, and fanciful drawings that cry out for a place in books. Thus comes An Alphabet. It combines his ...