A Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture
By (author) Matthew Baigell
Concise History of American Painting and Sculpture by Matthew Baigell
Book DescriptionThis clear, thorough, and reliable survey of American painting and sculpture from colonial times to the present day covers all the major artists and their works, outlines the social and cultural backgrounds of each period, and includes 409 illustrations integrated with the text. Although some determining factors in American art are considered, Matthew Baigell views the rich and diverse achievements of American art as the result of the efforts and talents of a pluralistic society rather than as fitting into a particular mold.This edition includes corrections and revisions to the text, an updated bibliography, and 13 new illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780064309868
(229mm x 153mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 13-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Matthew Baigell
Matthew Baigell is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Rutgers University. He is the author of Dictionary of American Art and The American Scene: American Painting During the 1930s, as well as books on Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Frederic Remington, Thomas Cole, and Albert Bierstadt.
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