What's American About American Art? by Henry AdamsWhat's American About American Art? by Henry Adams

What's American About American Art?

byHenry Adams

Paperback | April 15, 2009

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What's American about American art? Author Henry Adams examines 60 important works from the collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art, and comes up with some surprising answers. This prominent art historian finds unexpected diversity in a discussion that ranges from Native American artifacts to the work of Jackson Pollock. Profusely illustrated with more than 80 pages of color plates, many iconic images from this collection of American art are explored, from the works of John Singleton Copley, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer, to the art of George Bellows, Marsden Hartley, and Georgia O'Keeffe, among many others.
Adams was born in Boston, in 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard, Adams worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important ...
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Title:What's American About American Art?Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 10.63 × 10.03 × 0.58 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Hudson Hills Press, IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1555953042

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