Critical Issues in American Art: A Book of Readings / Edition 1

Critical Issues in American Art: A Book of Readings / Edition 1

by Mary Ann Ann Calo, Mary Ann Calo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0064309878

ISBN-13: 9780064309875

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Westview Press


This anthology of essays on different critical approaches and methodologies for the analysis and interpretation of American art and artists is designed for students and teachers in American art history and American studies programs. It contains twenty selections from academic journals on American art from colonial times to 1940. Mary Ann Calo provides an

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This anthology of essays on different critical approaches and methodologies for the analysis and interpretation of American art and artists is designed for students and teachers in American art history and American studies programs. It contains twenty selections from academic journals on American art from colonial times to 1940. Mary Ann Calo provides an introduction to the anthology, explaining its purpose and organization, and each selection has a brief introduction about its main focus and scholarly approach. These case studies show the diversity of scholarly thinking about interpreting American works of art, which should be useful for teachers and comprehensible and interesting for students.This anthology contains twenty articles on American art from colonial times to 1940. The selections are mainly from academic journals and aim to provide the student and teacher with different critical approaches and methodologies for the analysis and interpretation of American art and artists. Mary Ann Calo’s preface to the anthology explains its purpose and organization, and each article will have a brief introduction about its main focus and scholarly approach.This text meets the need in American art history studies for an anthology of essays on critical approaches and methodologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064309875
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1640L (what's this?)

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