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Made in the U.S.A. : American art from the Phillips Collection 1850-1970

Author: Susan Behrends Frank; Phillips Collection,
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; Washington, D.C. : The Phillips Collection, [2013]
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American art has been essential to 'The Phillips Collection' since its founding by Duncan Phillips in 1921. Phillips acquired the work of living American artists when it was unpopular to do so and promoted diversity, as seen in works by self-taught artists, artists of colour, and naturalised Americans, resulting in a rich assembly of independent-minded artists. The Phillips Collection's superb collection of American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Behrends Frank; Phillips Collection,
ISBN: 9780300196153 0300196156
OCLC Number: 833147169
Description: ix, 266 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Director's foreword / Dorothy Kosinski --
From Ryder to Rothko, the quest for the best of American art : Duncan Phillips, visionary champion of American art / Susan Behrends Frank --
The Rothko Room at the Phillips Collection / Eliza E. Rathbone --
Featured works from the collection / thematic texts by Susan Behrends Frank. Realism and Romanticism ; Impressionism ; Forces in nature ; Nature and abstraction ; Exotic places ; Modern life ; The city ; Memory and identity ; Still life variations ; Legacy of Cubism ; Degrees of abstraction ; Abstract Expressionism --
Biographies of the artists / compiled by Susan Behrends Frank --
Selected chronology / compiled by Susan Behrends Frank --
Checklist of featured works from the collection.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Behrends Frank ; with an essay by Eliza E. Rathbone.

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"A revealing lens on the history of American art."-Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly

 
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