The American Art Book

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The American Art Book

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Accessibility is the code word for Phaidon''s new 500-page dictionary of American art. The book values images over words, and its longest text is the introduction, which is printed in large, bold face and hardly fills one page. But it does describe the book''s mission well: "Each artist is represented by a full-page color plate of a significant work, accompanied by an informative and engaging text that places the artist in the context of contemporary movements and preceding traditions...."--concise and informative. By arranging the artists alphabetically, the editors set up some odd and amusing juxtapositions. For example, the suited subject of an Alice Neel painting appears to speak and gesticulate excitedly about the overstacked cornucopia of Louise Nevelson''s crates found on the opposing page. The caption over each work includes four artists'' names in bold print that function as hyperlinks of a sort, allowing readers to skip, for example, from Willem de Kooning''s Woman I to Jean Michel Basquiat''s Skull to Alfred Maurer''s cubist-like painting Woman with Curlers. This way, with each visit to the American Art Book, readers can discover and follow countless narratives throughout the three centuries of American art. Filled with large, expertly reproduced images, The American Art Book is, like its cousins The Photo Book and The 20th Century Art Book, a high-quality and surprisingly inexpensive volume that would be a worthy addition to any art lover''s library. --Loren E. Baldwin

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 520 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. On its publication in 1999, The American Art Book immediately filled a critical gap in accessible yet authoritative surveys on American artists of the past three centuries. With an A to Z format that departs from the usual emphasis on genres and time periods, it offers an unparalleled overview of the most influential and best-loved American artists from the beginning of the colonial era to the present. The American Art Book presents 500 artists and their works, ranging from Puritanist portraits to the luminous paintings of the Hudson River School and the American Impressionists, to the videos and digital works of today's most intriguing Conceptual artists.

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 520 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. On its publication in 1999, The American Art Book immediately filled a critical gap in accessible yet authoritative surveys on American artists of the past three centuries. With an A to Z format that departs from the usual emphasis on genres and time periods, it offers an unparalleled overview of the most influential and best-loved American artists from the beginning of the colonial era to the present. The American Art Book presents 500 artists and their works, ranging from Puritanist portraits to the luminous paintings of the Hudson River School and the American Impressionists, to the videos and digital works of today's most intriguing Conceptual artists.

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Mini Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 520 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. This text presents an overview of the most influential and best-loved American artists and their works. It covers three centuries, ranging from Puritan portraits and the American Impressionists through to the videos and digital works of today's conceptual artists. The book is shown in an A-Z format, and seeks to encourage readers to contemplate the connections between art, American history and popular culture. Each artist is represented by a colour plate of a significant work, accompanied by text placing the artist in the context of contemporary movements and preceding traditions. The book also includes a glossary of artistic terms and movements, and a directory of museums and public collections across the United States and abroad with holdings of American art. Covering three centuries, this vibrant, fresh overview ranges from Puritan portraits to the American Impressionists to the videos and digital works of today's most intriguing conceptual artists. 500 color illustrations.

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Books: Arts & Photography: History & Criticism: Criticism. Softcover; fading and shelf wear to exterior; otherwise contents in good co ndition with clean text, firm binding.

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Brand new softcover. No marks or flaws. Hundreds of color reproductions by amazing artists from the Freake Gibbs Painter [LOVE that name! ] to Kara Walker and beyond! Incredible little book-what a great stocking stuffer for the art-lover on your list.

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