Beauty in the City: The Ashcan School

Beauty in the City: The Ashcan School

by Robert A. Slayton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438466415
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 1,277,695
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert A. Slayton is Henry Salvatori Professor of American Values and Traditions at Chapman University. He is the author of several books, including Empire Statesman: The Rise and Redemption of Al Smith.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

1. And Like That . . . They’re Gone

2. Top and Bottom

3. Vision from an Ashcan

4. The Ashcan Artists

5. The Art Scene

6. Moving On

7. The City as Art

8. People of the City

9. Life in the Ashcan City

10. The Ashcan School and Its Critics

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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