About Maynard Dixon
The American West is filled with dramatic landscapes, mighty vistas, towering mountains, and plains red with dust. The works of Maynard Dixon document this impressive world with striking detail. Over the course of his career, Maynard's work consistently proves its case. His use of rich colors and the interplay of bright and dark elements combine in impressive fashion throughout striking compositions. The iconic bright sunsets illuminate Dixon's work, with clouds lighting up in brilliant hues of red and gold. The sky plays a significant role in his compositions, with a vastness that reflects the scope of opportunity felt by settlers in the West. Many of his works also find subjects in American Indian tribes coping with the new arrivals, and the interactions between the two factions. You can find plenty of Dixon's work in the large inventory on eBay, with everything from original paintings to books that compile some of his best-loved pieces. His work is called powerful by critics, due to its focus on essential elements and dilution of all that does not add to narrative. Maynard Dixon's work chronicles a majestic time in American history, and a land that continues to inspire today.