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Corn, Wanda M.

Overview
Works: 77 works in 193 publications in 2 languages and 8,122 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographical films  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Contributor, Artist, Editor
Classifications: ND237.W93, 759.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wanda M Corn
The art of Andrew Wyeth by Wanda M Corn( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grant Wood, the regionalist vision by Wanda M Corn( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of a traveling exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and other galleries
The great American thing : modern art and national identity, 1915-1935 by Wanda M Corn( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "organizes each chapter around a single work of art, probing first its peculiar poetry, and then its contingent relationships to the history, literature, art criticism, music, and popular culture of the time."--Jacket
Like breath on glass : Whistler, Inness, and the art of painting softly by Marc Simpson( Book )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through an innovative manner of handling paint, a group of American artists around 1900 created deceptively simple canvases that convey images of shimmering transcience, visions suggested rather than delineated. Focusing on this singular aesthetic characteristic - softness - this book explores this painterly phenomenon
Grant Wood's studio : birthplace of American Gothic by Grant Wood( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Library Journal: In 1930, painter Grant Wood (1891-1942) created American Gothic, the iconic image of a stolid Midwestern couple complete with three-pronged pitchfork. The Art Institute of Chicago exhibited and purchased the piece, catapulting Wood to national acclaim as a regionalist. In conjunction with the opening of Wood's studio at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art in Iowa, guest curator Milosch (Smithsonian) presents a survey of Wood's artwork and four highly readable essays on the artist, his career, his connection to the Arts and Crafts movement, and his relationship to Modernism. Included is the bitter campaign against his carefully articulated and representational images and his alleged ties to National Socialism in Germany. Contributors include on-site curator Debra Foxley Leach and art historians Wanda M. Corn, James M. Dennis, and Joni L. Kinsey. Although many books on this artist have been published, especially those concentrating on the iconic painting, this book is recommended for libraries that need a broad and careful survey of Wood and his culture.-Ilene Skeen, Hunter Coll
Seeing Gertrude Stein : five stories by Wanda M Corn( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gertrude Stein is justly famous for her modernist writings and her patronage of vanguard painters (most notably Matisse and Picasso) in Paris before the First World War. This work is the companion book to an exhibition of the same name, illuminates less familiar aspects of her life. The authors analyze the portraits for which Stein posed, the domestic settings she created with Alice B. Toklas, her partner, and the signature styles of dress the two women adopted. The authors also explore Stein's engagement with multiple art forms and the bonds she formed with younger artists. Focusing on portraits in a range of media, photo essays, press clippings, snapshots, clothing, furniture, and other visual artifacts, this study reveals Stein's sophistication in shaping her public image and cultural legacy. Illustrated throughout, these "five stories" represent Stein's life on a human scale while tracing her influence on a wide variety of visual artists of her own and subsequent generations
Women building history : public art at the 1893 Columbian Exposition by Wanda M Corn( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of women during America's Gilded Age. Wanda M. Corn takes as her topic the grand neoclassical Woman's Building at the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, a structure celebrating modern woman's progress in education, arts, and sciences
The color of mood: American tonalism, 1880-1910 by Wanda M Corn( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mabel Dodge Luhan & company : American moderns and the West( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Taos, Mabel and her husband, Antonio "Tony" Lujan of Taos Pueblo, built an enclave that consisted of a seventeen-room "Big House" and five guesthouses. From 1918 through 1947, scores of visitors found her home and its environs an inspiring place where they could help to create a new national art and culture. In Taos, West coast luminaries crossed paths with East Coast movers and shakers. With Luhan as their guide, hostess, and impressario, these European and American talents found inspiration in the mesas, mountains, Hispano villages, and INdian pueblos of northern New Mexico. This book - copiously illustrated with works by major artists and drawing on extensive collections of archival and scholarly research - illuminates the regional, national, and international significance of Luhan's life and legacy."
La famille Stein : la fabrique de l'arte moderne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stein family, Americans of German origin, settled in Paris at the start of the 20th century. The family included Gertrude, an avant-garde writer, her brothers Leo and Michael, and Michael's wife Sarah. The Steins were the first to buy works by Matisse and Picasso. They opened up their homes to the artistic avant-garde movement and built an outstanding modern art collection
In the American grain : the billboard poetics of Charles Demuth by Wanda M Corn( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Olson house by Linda Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La famille Stein La fabrique de l'art moderne by Elizabeth Lennard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Wyeth : the man, his art, and his audience by Wanda M Corn( )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "New Negro" arts movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a glimpse of "Black Renaissance" in the 1920s
The return of the native : the development of interest in American primitive painting by Wanda M Corn( )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age, historical scholarship in American art by Wanda M Corn( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The great American thing : modern art and national identity, 1915-1935
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English (127)

French (2)

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Like breath on glass : Whistler, Inness, and the art of painting softlyGrant Wood's studio : birthplace of American GothicSeeing Gertrude Stein : five storiesWomen building history : public art at the 1893 Columbian Exposition