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American art : painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, photography

Author: Milton W Brown; Theresa C Brakeley; et al
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 1979.
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A cultural history of American art from early Colonial times through the late twentieth-century, tracing the development of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the decorative arts, and featuring 752 black-and-white and color illustrations.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American art.
New York : Abrams, 1979
(OCoLC)733978586
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton W Brown; Theresa C Brakeley; et al
ISBN: 0810906589 9780810906587 0130246530 9780130246530
OCLC Number: 4194611
Description: 616 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: 1: The Colonial period --
Early colonial architecture --
Early colonial painting and sculpture --
Eighteenth-century colonial architecture --
Eighteenth-century colonial painting and sculpture --
2: The early republic --
Neoclassic architecture --
Painting: icons for a new nation --
Emergence of an American sculpture --
3: The Jacksonian era --
Architecture: eclecticism at mid-century --
Painting for the public --
Images in marble and bronze --
4: Civil War to 1900 Reconstruction and expansion --
Architecture: the battle of styles --
Painting: the gilded age --
Sculpture: mostly monumental --
Photography: the birth of a new art --
5: Turn of the century to World War I --
Pioneers of modern architecture --
Painting: the opening skirmishes --
Photography: document or art medium? --
6: Between world wars --
Architecture, American style, 1920-45 --
Painting: advances and retreats --
Photography: developments of the depression --
7: The postwar decades: painting steals the show --
Postwar architecture, 1945-60 --
Abstract expressionism: the heroic generation --
Sculpture in transition: 1900 to the present --
Photography since World War II --
8: The arts since 1960 --
Contemporary architecture and planning since 1960 --
Painting since 1960: from pop art to minimalism --
The dematerialized object.
Responsibility: by Milton W. Brown ... [et al. ; editor, Theresa C. Brakeley ; designer, Gerald Pryor].
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_323576
991000174949705351

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Focusing on painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the decorative arts, this illustrated survey traces the development of the visual arts in America and examines significant genres,  Read more...
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