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Art - American - General
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 N. C. Wyeth: A Biography David Michaelis 9780060089269

His name summons up our earliest images of the beloved books we read as children. His illustrations for Scribner's Illustrated Classics (Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Last of the Mohicans, The Yearling) are etched into the collective memory of generations of readers. He was hailed as the greatest American illustrator of his day. For forty-three years, starting in 1902, N.C. Wyeth...

cena: 726
    
N. C. Wyeth: A Biography
 A Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture: Revised Edition Matthew Baigell 9780064309868
This clear, thorough, and reliable survey of American painting and sculpture from colonial times to the present day covers all the major artists and their works, outlines the social and cultural backgrounds of each period, and includes 409 illustrations integrated with the text. Although some determining factors in American art are considered, Matthew Baigell views the rich and diverse...
cena: 1998
    
A Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture: Revised Edition
 American Art: History and Culture, Revised First Edition Wayne Craven 9780072823295
American Art set the standard for American art survey courses for the last decade by providing a thorough and engaging chronology of American art, including painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, photography, folk art, and graphic arts. Wayne Craven presents art and artists within the context of their times, including insights into the intellectual, spiritual, and...
cena: 6249
    
American Art: History and Culture, Revised First Edition
 Oxford History of Art Malcolm Andrew 9780192842336
What is landscape? How does it differ from "land?" Does landscape always imply something to be pictured, a scene? When and why did we begin to cherish images of nature? What is "nature?" Is it everything that isn't art, or artifact? By addressing these and many other questions, Landscape and Western Art explores the myriad ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the...
cena: 565
    
Oxford History of Art
 Going Through the Storm: The Influence of African American Art in History Sterling Stuckey 9780195086041
Upon his arrival in the North, Frederick Douglass found, to his utter astonishment, "persons who could speak of the singing among slaves as the evidence of their contentment and happiness." As late as 1903, W.E.B. Du Bois observed that African American spirituals had led naive whites to believe that "life was joyous to the black slave, careless and happy." While these misconceptions have largely...
cena: 1323
    
Going Through the Storm: The Influence of African American Art in History
 Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850-1920 David Emory Shi David Emory Shi 9780195106534
In Facing Facts, David Shi provides the most comprehensive history to date of the rise of realism in American culture. He vividly captures the character and sweep of this all-encompassing movement - ranging from Winslow Homer to the rise of the Ash Can school, from Whitman to Henry James to Theodore Dreiser. He begins with a look at the antebellum years, when idealistic themes were considered the...
cena: 1644
    
Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850-1920
 The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists Ann Lee Morgan 9780195128789
With the advent of abstract expressionism in the 1940s, America became the white hot center of the artistic universe. Now, in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists, the first such volume to appear in three decades, Ann Lee Morgan offers an informative, insightful, and long overdue resource on our nation's artistic heritage.
Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, here is an...
cena: 1484
    
The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
 Homemade Esthetics: Observations on Art and Taste Clement Greenberg Charles Harrison 9780195139235
A giant of 20th century art criticism, Clement Greenberg (1909-1994) set the terms of critical discourse from the moment he burst onto the scene with his seminal essays "Avant-Garde and Kitsch" (1939) and "Towards a Newer Laocoon" (1940). In this work, which gathers previously uncollected essays and a series of seminars delivered at Bennington College in 1971, Greenberg provides his most...
cena: 1323
    
Homemade Esthetics: Observations on Art and Taste
 Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000 P. Adams Sitney 9780195148862
Critics hailed previous editions of Visionary Film as the most complete work written on the exciting, often puzzling, and always controversial genre of American avant-garde film. This book has remained the standard text on American avant-garde film since the publication of its first edition in 1974. Now P. Adams Sitney has once again revised and updated this classic work, restoring a...
cena: 813
    
Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000
 Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde Allan Antliff 9780226021034
The relationship of the anarchist movement to American art during the World War I era is most often described as a "tenuous affinity" between two distinct spheres: political and artistic. In Anarchist Modernism--the first in-depth exploration of the role of anarchism in the formation of early American modernism--Allan Antliff reveals that modernists participated in a wide-ranging movement...
cena: 1657
    
Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde
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