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American art and architecture

Author: Michael J Lewis
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A wide-ranging and inclusive history of American art and architecture from its seventeenth-century colonial beginnings to the latest installation and video work, this book: discusses the key artists, architects, art works, and buildings across the centuries; defines the characteristics of different periods and highlights the forms, techniques, and styles that are distinctively American; integrates discussions of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Lewis
ISBN: 0500203911 9780500203910
OCLC Number: 754877034
Description: 336 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Graven Images * 2. Flattened Form * 3. The Grand Manner * 4. Landscape and Sentiment * 5. Art for Art's Sake * 6. Academic Art 7. Early Modernism * 8. The Rise of Formalism * 9. The Fall of Formalism * 10. Art and Agenda
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Michael J. Lewis.

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Provides an introduction to the history of American art and architecture from its 17th-century colonial beginnings to the installation and video work. Structured chronologically, this book not only  Read more...

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