American Art : History Adn Culture / Edition 1

American Art : History Adn Culture / Edition 1

by Wayne Craven
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071415246

ISBN-13: 9780071415248

Pub. Date: 01/17/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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

Overview

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:
9780071415248
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/17/2003
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: COLONIAL AMERICAChapter 1: The New World and New Spain Chapter 2: Architecture and Decorative Arts: Virginia, New England, and New Netherland in the 17th Century Chapter 3: Painting and Sculpture: The 17th Century Chapter 4: Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1700-50 Chapter 5: Painting and Sculpture: 1700-50 Chapter 6: Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1750-76 Chapter 7: Painting: After 1750 PART TWO: THE FEDERAL PERIOD Chapter 8: Architecture: 1785-1830 Chapter 9: Decorative Arts: 1785-1830 Chapter 10: Painting: The Tradition of the Grand Manner, 1785-1830 Chapter 11: Painting: Still Life, Genre, Landscape, and Natural History, 1785-1830 Chapter 12: Sculpture: 1785-1830 PART THREE: THE ROMANTIC PERIOD Chapter 13: Architecture: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1825-70 Chapter 14: The Decorative Arts: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1825-70 Chapter 15: Painting: Landscape, 1825-70 (and more...)

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