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America"s Art

Masterpieces (Smithsonian Only) from the Smithsonian American Art ...
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Abrams Books for Young Readers
American - General, Art & Art Instru
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9508807M
ISBN 10081099092X
ISBN 139780810990920

Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Nam June Paik are just a few of the artists represented in a book that spans all of American history and features gorgeous reproductions of works in a dazzling variety of styles and mediums, including paintings, sculpture, photography, and folk art/5(9).

A Americas Art book selection of works by American artists spanning the past years. The text for each art work is short and informative and well written.

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Wayne Craven presents art and artists within the context of their times, including insights into the intellectual, spiritual, and political environment/5(36). America’s Art gathers of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s best works, culled from a collection of 40, objects. The book broadly sketches periods in America’s history—from the colonial period and Revolution through the Civil War, to the Gilded Age, World War II, and modern art—to create a vibrant portrait of creativity, reflection, and celebration.

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