Hassrick, Peter H(eyl) 1941-

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HASSRICK, Peter H(eyl) 1941-

PERSONAL: Born April 27, 1941, in Philadelphia, PA; son of Royal Brown (a writer) and E. Barbara (Morgan) Hassrick; married Elizabeth Drake, June 14, 1963; children: Philip Heyl, Charles Royal. Education: Attended Harvard University, 1962; University of Colorado, B.A., 1963; University of Denver, M.A., 1969.

ADDRESSES: Office—520 Parrington Oval, Room 202, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Lone Star Ranch, Elizabeth, CO, rancher and assistant foreman, summers, 1960-63; high school teacher of history, Spanish, and art history in Steamboat Springs, CO, 1963-67; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX, curator of collections, 1969-75; Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Cody, WY, curator and director of Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1976-96; Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM, director, 1996-97; University of Oklahoma, Norman, Charles Marion Russell Professor of Art History and director of Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, 1998—. Texas Christian University, instructor in history, 1974-75; Rancher in Colorado, summers, 1963-65.

MEMBER: American Association of Museums.

AWARDS, HONORS: Leadership Award, Yellowstone National Park, 1989; Wyoming Governor's Art award, 1989.

WRITINGS:

Birger Sandzen, Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX), 1970.

Frederic Remington: An Essay and Catalogue to Accompany a Retrospective Exhibition, Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX), 1972.

Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1973.

(Editor) Amon Carter Museum of Western Art: Catalogue of the Collection, 1972, Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX), 1973.

(With Ron Tyler) The American West, U.S. Information Agency (Washington, DC), 1974.

The Way West, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1977.

The Artists, Buffalo Bill, and the Wild West, Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY), 1981.

(With Patricia Trenton) The Rocky Mountains: A Vision for Artists in the Nineteenth Century, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 1983.

Treasures of the Old West: Paintings and Sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1984.

George Catlin: Drawings of the North American Indians, Doubleday (New York, NY), 1984.

(With Michael Edward Shapiro and others) Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1988.

American Frontier Life: Early Western Painting and Prints, Crown Publishing Group (New York, NY), 1989.

Charles M. Russell, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1989, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, OK), 1999.

The Frederic Remington Studio, Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Cody, WY), 1994.

(With Melissa J. Webster) Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, two volumes, with CD-ROM, Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Cody, WY), 1996.

(General editor) The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1997.

(Editor and author of introduction) The American West: Out of Myth, into Reality, Trust for Museum Exhibitions (Washington, DC), 2000.

Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America's First National Park, Autry Museum of Western Heritage (Los Angeles), 2002.

Wildlife and Western Heroes: Alexander Phimister Proctor, Sculptor, Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX), 2003.

Author of introduction for several art books, including Unending Frontier: Art of the West, Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West (Norman, OK), 2000; and After the Hunt: The Art Collection of William B. Ruger, Stackpole Books (Mechanicsburg, PA), 2003. Contributor to American Art Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, American Art Review, Antiques, American West, Montana, and other periodicals.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

American Artist, September, 1988, Mary Carroll Nelson, review of Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, p. 12; September, 1989, Mary Carroll Nelson, review of Charles M. Russell, p. 118.

American West, May-June, 1988, review of Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, p. 60.

Art Journal, fall, 1997, Roberta K. Tarbell review of Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, p. 84.

Booklist, August, 1989, review of Charles M. Russell, p. 1935; September 1, 1997, Donna Seaman, review of The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, p. 47; November 15, 2002, Gilbert Taylor, review of Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America's First National Park, pp. 559-560.

Choice, December, 1989, review of Charles M. Russell, p. 621; March, 2003, P. D. Thomas, review of Drawn to Yellowstone, p. 1171.

Library Journal, August 20, 1987, Raymond L. Wilson, review of American Frontier Life: Early Western Painting and Prints, p. 117; June 15, 1988, Raymond L. Wilson, review of Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, p. 54; June 15, 1989, Russell T. Clement, review of Charles M. Russell, p. 56; September 15, 1997, Kathryn Wekselman, review of The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, p. 68.

Parade, December 28, 1997, Herbert Kupferberg, review of The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, p. 21.

People, April 25, 1988, Harriet Shapiro, review of Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, p. 27.

Publishers Weekly, February 5, 1988, Genevieve Stuttaford, review of Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, p. 78.

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, October, 1997, Al Lowman, review of Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, p. 261; April, 2001, William H. Goetzmann, review of The American West: Out of Myth, into Reality, p. 609.

Western Historical Quarterly, autumn, 1998, review of Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, Watercolors, and Drawings, p. 364.*