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American art & philanthropy : twenty years of collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Author: Peter C Marzio; Michael K Brown; Kathleen V Jameson; Diane Lovejoy; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Publisher: [Houston, Tex.] : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2010.
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"American Art & Philanthropy: Twenty Years of Collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston provides a new window into the museum's significant collection of American art. This collection has grown rapidly in the past twenty years, marking a period of noteworthy philanthropy at the museum"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Marzio; Michael K Brown; Kathleen V Jameson; Diane Lovejoy; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
ISBN: 9780300167566 0300167563
OCLC Number: 601348393
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 388 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction / Peter C. Marzio --
Traditions and early interpretations --
Modern innovations --
From modern to contemporary --
Contributors to the American art collection of the Museum of Fines Arts, Houston.
Other Titles: American art and philanthropy
Twenty years of collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Responsibility: Peter C. Marzio ; with texts by Michael K. Brown [and others] ; edited by Kathleen V. Jameson and Diane Lovejoy.

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The American art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has grown significantly over the years. Along with showcasing artworks since the colonial period, this book explores the museum's  Read more...

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"The monumental book boasts fold-out glimpses of the museum walls, as well as expert commentary from curators."-Steven Thompson, Culture Map -- Steven Thompson Culture Map

 
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