Looney Toones
World War II Drawings 1941-1945, Interpretive Wood Cuts 2000-2016

by James G. Todd, Jr.

foreword by Barbara Koostra, Director, Montana Museum of Art & Culture

published by The University of Montana Press

  • Hand painted woodcuts and WW II childhood drawings by James Todd Jr., an internationally recognized Montana printmaker residing in Missoula. The drawings were done between the ages of five and eight, and the woodcuts are interpretations executed by Todd who is 79.

90 pages, 11" x 11", 3 b/w photos, 4 color photos, 84 illustrations

ISBN 10: 099097488X
ISBN 13: 9780990974888


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Looney Toones
World War II Drawings 1941-1945, Interpretive Wood Cuts 2000-2016

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 James G. Todd, Jr. align= Todd's concentration in the Humanities is in the social theory and history of art, and he has lectured on topics of art, politics and American culture around the world. His areas of teaching were painting, printmaking, criticism, and the social history of art. He retired from teaching in 2000, but remains an active artist.

Todd has exhibited throughout the United States and internationally. His works are in many collections including the Montana Historical Society, the Jiangsu Provincial Fine Arts Museum in China, the Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts, the Oaxaca Museum in Mexico, Rendsburg Museum, Germany, and the Ashmolean Museum in England.

Since 1964 Todd has had a distinguished career in teaching in the USA and Germany, and was Professor of Art and Humanities at the University of Montana from 1988 - 2000. Todd is a member of the Society of Wood Engravers (England), the Royal Society of Painters and Printmakers (England), the Wood Engravers Network (USA) and the Association Jean Chieze (France).

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