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American self-taught art : an illustrated analysis of 20th century artists and trends with 1,319 capsule biographies

Author: Florence Laffal; Julius Laffal
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work begins by explaining what self-taught art is. It presents comparative studies of trends in self-taught art, divided by gender, race and region, and examines such issues as education, employment, and personal circumstances.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Laffal, Florence.
American self-taught art.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2003
(OCoLC)607031773
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Laffal; Julius Laffal
ISBN: 0786416696 9780786416691 9780786475193 0786475196
OCLC Number: 52602764
Description: xiii, 322 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Emergence of American folk art in the twentieth century --
Comparative studies of self-taught art --
Capsule biographies of artists --
Selected examples: media, style, subjects, and themes --
Discussion and integration of findings.
Responsibility: Florence Laffal, Julius Laffal.
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