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Mahonri Young

his life and art

by Thomas Ernest Toone

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Published by Signature Books in Salt Lake City, UT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957.,
    • Sculptors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas E. Toone.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB237.Y68 T66 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL983492M
      ISBN 101560850558
      LC Control Number96021198

      Mahonri MacKintosh Young was active/lived in New York, Utah, Connecticut. Mahonri Young is known for portrait and figure sculpture, Indians. Publications for Mahonri Young Book References Magazine References Vintage Magazine Ads (1). As a sculptor, Mahonri Young was interested in capturing the strengths and weaknesses of the human figure. He is known for his series of sculptures depicting common laborers and prizefighters. The s was considered the "Golden Age of Sports" and the introduction of Young's prizefighters soon created a market for his work.

        Mahonri M. Young (), “Right to the Jaw,” , bronze, 14 x 19 5/16 x 9 ½ inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, Born in Salt Lake City just weeks before the passing of his notable grandfather, Brigham Young, Mahonri Young () was a versatile artist, regarded as. At the age of five, Mahonri Young modeled his first clay sculptures while recovering from appendicitis. Several years later, he acquired a fifty-cent wood-carving kit and carved a portrait of Julius Caesar, which a visitor to the house described as the work of a 'genius.'Born:

      Mahonri Young loved sports when he was a boy and often attended boxing matches with his younger brother, Wally. On a trip to Paris in , he began his popular Prizefighter series, which includes The of sporting events and athletes were very popular in the American art market during the s and s, and Young's pieces, which emphasize the excitement and danger of boxing. Mahonri Young photographs, postcards, and other material. Dates: approximately Mahonri Mackintosh Young ( to ) was a notable american artist and sculptor. He was a grandson of Brigham Young and designed many of Utah's well-known .


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He was born in Salt Lake City, eleven days before the death of his grandfather, Brigham Young, Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mahonri was a member of a new generation growing up on the Western Frontier.

The monument he created, entitled "This is the Place," derives its name from the words Brigham Young said on entering Emigration Canyon, near Salt Lake City. Mahonri Young did all the work on the sculptures in his Weir Farm studio with the help of one assistant, Spero Anargyros.

Mahonri Young made several trips to the American Southwest to study and sketch Indians for sculptures for the American Museum of Natural History. Navajo Women is one of the paintings inspired by those trips. Courtesy of the Church Museum of History and Art.

These were days not. But not for Thomas Toone, whose recently published book, " Mahonri Young: His Life And Art" (Signature Books, $75), tells the story of this remarkable man. The book will receive this year's prestigious Evans Biography Award from the Mountain West Center at Utah State University on April In the Book of Mormon, the brother of Jared is the most prominent person in the account given in the beginning (Chapters 1–6) of the Book of cumer (/ ˌ m ɒr i ˈ æ n k ə m ər /) is the name of the place that Jared and the people he was traveling with (later to be called Jaredites) settled for a years after the publication of the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith was.

Acquired by Brigham Young University from Mahonri Sharp Young and Agnes Cecilia Young Lay, children of Mahonri MacKintosh Young and his first wife, Cecilia Sharp Young. In BYU received from Mrs. Bernhard Knollenberg (formerly Mary L.

Tarleton), correspondence between her and Mahonri M. Young dated InYoung left Utah to attend the Art Student's League in New York City. Once there, Mahonri studied under the academic muralist Kenyon Cox, learning his approach to representational art. The New York experience was an eye opener for Salt Lake-born Mahonri.

However, inYoung was forced to return to Salt Lake City for financial reasons. Few artists have achieved the national prominence of Mahonri Young (). A grandson of Brigham Young, he conceived and sculpted the Sea Gull and This Is the Place monuments. As a New York artist, he received accolades for his statuettes of street workers and for the first life-size statue of an African American.

In Hollywood one of his bas. Mahonri Young, Brigham Young's grandson, spent a significant portion of his career (8 years) on this commission. He attempted to get every historical detail, down to the buttons used by the early settlers, correct. Upon the monument's dedication he said simply: "This is the greatest day of my life.".

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Free shipping for many products. Description. MAHONRI YOUNG Two Sketchbooks. Collection of approximately 86 pencil, pen and ink, watercolor and wash drawings in 2 sketchbooks (one with green binding, one with brown binding).

x mm; 8 1/4x5 1/4 inches (green sketchbook, sheets); x mm; 6x9 1/2 inches (brown sketchbook, sheets). Mahonri Young: His Life and Art. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, NORMA S. DAVIS. A Song of Joys: The Biography of Mahonri Mackintosh Young--Sculptur, Painter, Etcher.

Provo, Utah: M. Seth and Maurine D. Horne Center for the Study of Art, Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Mahonri Sharp Young, an art historian, writer and former museum director, died last Sunday at his home in Bridgehampton, L.I.

He was Mr. Young was for. A Song of Joys: the Biography of Mahonri Mackintosh Young – Sculptor, Painter, Etcher by Norma S. Davis includes many works seen in the Museum of Art’s exhibition as well as additional pieces and provides an in-depth study of the artist and his work.COVID Resources.

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