King Ranch: A Legacy in Art (Volume 24) (Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series)

Since its founding in 1853, King Ranch has been an iconic fixture in the American West. Situated on 825,000 acres of land in South Texas, the ranch is steeped in rich history and tradition. In celebration of its storied past, King Ranch: A Legacy in Art is a must-have coffee table book for anyone interested in the art and culture of the Lone Star State.

Featuring original paintings by acclaimed artist Noe Perez, the book captures the beauty and majesty of the ranch like never before. Accompanying the stunning artwork are essays from renowned curators Bruce Shackelford and Tone of voice that provide insightful commentary on the ranch’s place in the artistic heritage of Texas. From its humble beginnings to its present-day status as a national treasure, King Ranch: A Legacy in Art is a fitting tribute to one of America’s most iconic institutions.


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About the Author

NOE PEREZ, a South Texas native, is one of the state’s foremost contemporary landscape artists. He received a commission from King Ranch to create the painting commemorating the one-hundred-year anniversary of the historic Main House. His work has been exhibited at museums and other venues throughout Texas and is included in Texas Traditions: Contemporary Artists of the Lone Star State. He lives in Corpus Christi. BOB KINNAN previously managed the Santa Gertrudis Heritage Society and King Ranch Archives and has been King Ranch Historian since 2016. WILLIAM E. REAVES is the author of Texas Art and a Wildcatter’s Dream, coauthor for Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, and coeditor of Sense of Home: The Art of Richard Stout. LINDA J. REAVES is coeditor of Sense of Home: The Art of Richard Stout and coauthor of A Book Maker’s Art: The Bond of Arts and Letters at Texas A&M University Press

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