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.
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Table of Contents
Part One: Colonial AmericaChapter 1 The New World and New SpainChapter 2 Architecture and Decorative Arts: Virginia, New England, and New Netherland in the Seventeenth CenturyChapter 3 Painting and Sculpture: The Seventeenth CenturyChapter 4 Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1700-1750Chapter 5 Painting and Sculpture: 1700-1750Chapter 6 Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1750-1776Chapter 7 Painting: after 1750Part Two: The Federal PeriodChapter 8 Architecture: 1785-1830Chapter 9 Decorative Arts: 1785-1830Chapter 10 Painting: The Tradition of the Grand Manner, 1785-1830Chapter 11 Painting: Still Life, Genre, Landscape, and Natural History, 1785-1830Chapter 12 Sculpture: 1795-1830Part Three: The Romantic PeriodChapter 13 Architecture: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1825-1870Chapter 14 The Decorative Arts: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1800-1870Chapter 15 Painting: Landscape, 1825-1870Chapter 16 Painting: Genre, Narrative, Still Life, and Portraiture, 1825-70Chapter 17 Photography: The Early Years, 1839-1870Chapter 18 Sculpture: Neoclassicism and Naturalism, 1825-1870Chapter 19 Folk Art: A Special Mode of VisionPart Four: The American RenaissanceChapter 20 Architecture: The Age of Capitalism, Imperialism, and High Society, 1870-1900Chapter 21 Towards Modern Architecture: New Technologies and the Advent of the Skyscraper,1850-1900Chapter 22 The Artful Interior: Cosmopolitanism, The Aesthetic Movement, and the American Home, 1870- 1900Chapter 23 Painting: The Naturalistic Tradition and Cosmopolitanism, 1870-1900Chapter 24 Painting: American Impressionism, American Renaissance, and Trompe L'Oeil RealismChapter 25 Photography, 1870-1900Chapter 26 Sculpture: From the American Renaissance to the Western Frontier, 1870-1900Part Five: Early Modern PeriodChapter 27 Architecture: The First Generation of Modernism, 1900-1940Chapter 28 Decorative Arts and Interiors: The Age of the Machine and Streamlining, 1900-1940Chapter 29 Painting: Realism and Regionalism, 1900-1940Chapter 30 Painting: The Modern Mode, 1900-1940Chapter 31 Photography: Aesthetic Maturity, 1900-1940Chapter 32 Sculpture: Tradition, Diversity, and Anarchy, 1900-1940Part Six: Postwar Modern, Postmodern Art Chapter 33 Architecture: The International Style and the "Glass Box," 1940 to the PresentChapter 34 Architecture: Diversity and Reaction, 1940 to the PresentChapter 35 Design in America: Modern and Postmodern, 1940 to the PresentChapter 36 Painting: The African-American Experience, Social Realism, and Abstraction, 1940 to the PresentChapter 37 Painting: Hardedge Colorfield, Pop Art, and Realism, 1940 to the PresentChapter 38 Sculpture: Old Traditions and New Directions, 1940 to the PresentChapter 39 Sculpture: Feminism, Found Objects, Pop. Minimalism, and Realism, 1940 to the PresentChapter 40 Photography: 1940 to the PresentGlossaryBibliographyNotesPicture CreditsIndex