Additional artworks by Whiting Tennis are installed at the Mark O. Hatfield Library on the main campus at Willamette University. Accompanying these artworks is a bookshelf filled with over 90 suggested reading books. The shelf includes books on artists, art movements, architecture, and novels that relate in various ways to Tennis’s art, themes, and subject matter that he explores.


A Selection From the Suggested Reading List


My Side of the Mountain
Written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George

Franny and Zooey
By J. D. Salinger

Lean on Pete: A Novel
By Willy Vlautin

Angle of Repose
By Wallace Stegner

Art Books

Picasso Black and White
By Carmen Gimenez, Dore Ashton, Richard Shiff and Oliver Berggruen

Phillip Gustin
By Robert Store

Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield
By Cynthia Burlingham, Robert Gober, D. Hickey and T. Johnson

Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology
By Claes Oldenburg

Walker Evans: Signs
By Andrei Codrescu

Housekeeping: A Novel
By Marilynne Robinson

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