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Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture (Rev 96 Edition)

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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 achievements of American art as the result of the efforts and talents of a pluralistic society rather than as fitting into a particular mold.This edition includes corrections and revisions to the text, an updated bibliography, and 13 new illustrations.

Synopsis:

"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 backg"

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-420) and index.

About the Author

Matthew Baigell is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Rutgers University. He is the author of Dictionary of American Art and The American Scene: American Painting During the 1930s, as well as books on Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Frederic Remington, Thomas Cole, and Albert Bierstadt.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064309868
Author:
Baigell, Matthew
Publisher:
Westview Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Sculpture
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Art, american
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Number:
64
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
462
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 22.2 oz

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