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Art of the American frontier : from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Author: Stephanie Mayer Heydt; Mindy N Besaw; Emma I Hansen; High Museum of Art.; Booth Western Art Museum.
Publisher: Atlanta : High Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013] ©2013
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"The visual history of the American West calls to mind iconic artworks and nostalgia for the past. Art of the American Frontier presents more than 300 artworks and artifacts from 1830 to 1930, showcasing the premier collections of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The complicated history of westward expansion is presented through the iconography of the frontier, spanning Plains Indian materials, government survey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Mayer Heydt; Mindy N Besaw; Emma I Hansen; High Museum of Art.; Booth Western Art Museum.
ISBN: 9780300197389 0300197381
OCLC Number: 855977621
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibitions Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3, 2013-April 13, 2014, Today's West! Contemporary Art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, Georgia, October 24, 2013-April 13, 2014."
Description: 174 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 x 32 cm
Contents: Essays : Go West! Forging the image of the American frontier: art of the West before 1900 / Stephanie Mayer Heydt --
End of the frontier and the birth of nostalgia: art of the Old West after 1900 / Mindy N. Besaw --
Native art and a sense of place in the Great Plains / Emma I. Hansen --
Plates : Into the wilderness --
Objects of life, objects of art, 1870-1900 --
The West as landscape --
"For the benefit and enjoyment of the people : expeditions, photography, and the opening of the West --
Frontier heroes and the romance of the American West --
Remington, the cowboy, and the shaping of an artistic vision --
Buffalo Bill's Wild West --
Wildlife and the sporting man --
Mourning the past : symbolic depictions of the Native American --
The art of survival : Plains Indian traditions in a transitional age --
Today's West! : contemporary art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Responsibility: essays by Stephanie Mayer Heydt, Mindy N. Besaw, Emma I. Hansen ; foreword by Peter H. Hassrick ; with contributions by Emily Burns, Maggie M. Cao, Seth Hopkins, Stephanie Fox Knappe, Anne Marie Shriver, Rebecca West.

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