Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West by Jules David Prown, Nancy k Anderson, William Cronon, Brian W. Dippie |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West

Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West

by Jules David Prown, Nancy k Anderson, William Cronon, Brian W. Dippie
     
 
This handsome book presents a major reinterpretation of western American art of the past three centuries-from the depictions of Indians by early explorers to the monumental landscapes of Albert Bierstadt to the vibrant images of Georgia O'Keeffe-reevaluating it from the perspectives of history, art history, and American studies.

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This handsome book presents a major reinterpretation of western American art of the past three centuries-from the depictions of Indians by early explorers to the monumental landscapes of Albert Bierstadt to the vibrant images of Georgia O'Keeffe-reevaluating it from the perspectives of history, art history, and American studies.

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A common theme of western American art is the transformation of the land through European-American exploration and resettlement. In this handsome volume (some 135 illustrations, many in color), published to coincide with an exhibition organized by the Yale U. Art Gallery and the Gilcrease Museum in Oklahoma, leading authorities look at western American art of the past three centuries, reevaluating it from the perspectives of history, art history, and American studies. 8.75x9.75" Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300057225
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/27/1992
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.91(w) x 9.81(h) x 0.94(d)

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