Anglo-American: Artistic Exchange Between Britain and the USA

Anglo-American: Artistic Exchange Between Britain and the USA

by David Peters Corbett
     
 

For the first time, a set of distinguished American and British art historians consider the complex history of Anglo-American relations from the colonial period through to the 1960s

  • Features a transatlantic group of scholars considering the impact of this relationship on the history of art in both nations
  • Offers a set of new approaches, and

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Overview

For the first time, a set of distinguished American and British art historians consider the complex history of Anglo-American relations from the colonial period through to the 1960s

  • Features a transatlantic group of scholars considering the impact of this relationship on the history of art in both nations
  • Offers a set of new approaches, and much new material relating to the history of British and American art
  • Situates the history of British and American art in the context of recent scholarship, offering a new reading of this key artistic interaction

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“Summing Up: Recommended.  Lower-division undergraduates through researchers/faculty.”  (Choice, 1 May 2013)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444351439
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Series:
Art History Special Issues Series, #9
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

David Peters Corbett is Professor of Art History and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, and Editor of Art History. He has written widely on English and American art between 1850 and 1950, and has published most recently on the Ashcan School and on the problem of the past in the work of Charles Sheeler.

Sarah Monks is Lecturer in Art History in the School of World Art Studies and Museology at the University of East Anglia. The author of Marine Painting in Britain, 1650-1850, and co-editor of Living with the Royal Academy: Artistic Ideals and Experiences in England, 1768-1848, both forthcoming, she is currently working on a new book project concerning the relationship between British art and global commerce, experience and imperial ideology during the eighteenth century.

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