Joseph E. Yoakum

American
(Window Rock, Arizona, 1886 - 1972, Chicago, Illinois)
Joseph Yoakum did not begin to draw until 1962 when he was living in Chicago.  He referred to his  expressive interpretations as “spiritual enfoldments,” meaning that imagery was revealed to him as he worked.  Though his titles refer to actual sites, it is questionable whether he visited these places in person (he claimed to have traveled extensively as a young man) or whether he saw them only in books, photographs or magazines such as National Geographic.  Nonetheless, all were rendered in his easily recognizable style, complete with careful script labeling, and many were dated with a rubber stamp.
  
Subscribe on Yahoo! Calendar

Yahoo Calendar Instructions:

  1. On your Yahoo Calendar page, find "Subscribed" on the left side-bar and click the "plus" sign
  2. Click "Subscribe to Other Calendars"
  3. Paste the following link in the "iCal Address" field:
  4. Choose a Display Name and Calendar Color and click "Continue"
Help with calendar subscriptions

Help with calendar subscriptions:

Most modern calendar software will allow you to subscribe to online calendars. If you have different software other than those that are listed, you can use the following URL in its subscribe feature to automatically display upcoming events:

Search the Collection

Quick Search

  Go

Advanced Search

Online Collection paid for with a grant from
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Rights & Reproduction

The use of images, text, and all other media found on this website is limited. Please review the Rights and Reproduction document for details.