Art in America

Art in America : A Brief History

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Discussing American painting, sculpture, and architecture, ART IN AMERICA covers the entire period from early colonial times to the 20th century.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 150.1 x 210.8 x 13.2mm | 412.53g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 189 illustrations (part colour)
  • 0155034669
  • 9780155034662

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From the first years of Independence, American art was much more than a tributary of Europe. Architects such as Jefferson, Latrobe and Bulfinch knew that they were building a new nation; painters such as Copley and Sully that they were painting its history.
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Table of contents

Preface. Forward. I. The beginnings of settlement to 1700. II. From 1700 to the Revolution. III. The Revolution to the age of Jackson. IV. The Age of Jackson to the Civil War. V. The Civil War to the Turn of the Century. VI. The Twentieth Century. Closing the Circle. Acknowledgments. Bibliography. Index.
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Preface. Forward. I. The beginnings of settlement to 1700. II. From 1700 to the Revolution. III. The Revolution to the age of Jackson. IV. The Age of Jackson to the Civil War. V. The Civil War to the Turn of the Century. VI. The Twentieth Century. Closing the Circle. Acknowledgments. Bibliography. Index.
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