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The Art of Monte Dolack with Introductory Essay by Todd Wilkinson


SKU: 81392


  • 180 full-colored pages
  • Published in Montana
  • Includes insights from author Rick Bass and actor Jeff Bridges

To know Montana art is to know Monte Dolack. In this unique complication by the author himself, The Art of Monte Dolack with Introductory Essay by Todd Wilkinson showcases the unique perspective and beautiful imagery of renowned artist Monte Dolack. A lifelong Montanan, Dolack was always deeply inspired by not only the wild and beautiful landscapes of Montana but by the culture and change the state has seen over the years. In his art, he works to capture the unique relationship Montanans have with the world around them. He opened his first studio in 1974, but previously studied art at Montana State University and The University of Montana. His earlier series called "Dolack's Invader Series" showcased animals inside human homes, a cheeky play on people moving to Montana.

Far Country Press is a staple in the publishing industry in Montana. They began in 1980 in Helena. Montana and have gone on to win a range of awards for their work in highlighting books about Montana and the Rocky Mountain region. With a mix of both softcover and hardcover books, their topics range from photography, guidebooks, cookbooks, wildlife, and interesting culture. Each year, they seek out interesting books that represent this region as a way for people to learn more about Montana and the West. Pairing with Monte Dolack seemed natural as celebrating his art showcases a unique side of Montana. Get The Art of Monte Dolack with Introductory Essay by Todd Wilkinson and delight in this beautiful artistic portrayal of Montana!