American Art: History And Culture

American Art: History And Culture

by Wayne Craven
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697167631

ISBN-13: 9780697167637

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

American Art: History and Culture is 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 political environment. Along the

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American Art: History and Culture is 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 political environment. Along the way Craven charts the growth of a distinctly American art culture. The resulting book is as much a history of American culture as of American art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697167637
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Colonial America
1 The New World and New Spain
2 Architecture and Decorative Arts: Virginia, New England, and New Netherland in the Seventeenth Century
3 Painting and Sculpture: The Seventeenth Century
4 Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1700-1750
5 Painting and Sculpture: 1700-1750
6 Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1750-1776
7 Painting: after 1750
Part II The Federal Period
8 Architecture: 1785-1830
9 Decorative Arts: 1785-1830
10 Painting: The Tradition of the Grand Manner, 1785-1830
11 Painting: Still Life, Genre, Landscape, and Natural History, 1785-1830
12 Sculpture: 1795-1830
Part III The Romantic Period
13 Architecture: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1825-1870
14 The Decorative Arts: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1800-1870
15 Painting: Landscape, 1825-1870
16 Painting: Genre, Narrative, Still Life, and Portraiture, 1825-70
17 Photography: The Early Years, 1839-1870
18 Sculpture: Neoclassicism and Naturalism, 1825-1870
(and more...)

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