American Art : History and Culture

ISBN-10: 0697167631

ISBN-13: 9780697167637

Edition: 1st 1993

Authors: Wayne Craven

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Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.532
Language: English

Wayne Craven is the H. F. du Pont Winterthur Professor of Art History, Emeritus, at the University of Delaware. He is the author of several books, including American Art: History and Culture, Colonial American Portraiture, and Sculpture in America.

Colonial America
The New World and New Spain
Architecture and Decorative Arts: Virginia, New England, and New Netherland in the Seventeenth Century
Painting and Sculpture: The Seventeenth Century
Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1700-1750
Painting and Sculpture: 1700-1750
Architecture and Decorative Arts: 1750-1776
Painting: after 1750
The Federal Period
Architecture: 1785-1830
Decorative Arts: 1785-1830
Painting: The Tradition of the Grand Manner, 1785-1830
Painting: Still Life, Genre, Landscape, and Natural History, 1785-1830
Sculpture: 1795-1830
The Romantic Period
Architecture: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1825-1870
The Decorative Arts: The Age of Romanticism and Eclecticism, 1800-1870
Painting: Landscape, 1825-1870
Painting: Genre, Narrative, Still Life, and Portraiture, 1825-70
Photography: The Early Years, 1839-1870
Sculpture: Neoclassicism and Naturalism, 1825-1870
Folk Art: A Special Mode of Vision
The American Renaissance
Architecture: The Age of Capitalism, Imperialism, and High Society, 1870-1900
Towards Modern Architecture: New Technologies and the Advent of the Skyscraper ,1850-1900
The Artful Interior: Cosmopolitanism, The Aesthetic Movement, and the American Home, 1870- 1900
Painting: The Naturalistic Tradition and Cosmopolitanism, 1870-1900
Painting: American Impressionism, American Renaissance, and Trompe L'Oeil Realism
Photography, 1870-1900
Sculpture: From the American Renaissance to the Western Frontier, 1870-1900
Early Modern Period
Architecture: The First Generation of Modernism, 1900-1940
Decorative Arts and Interiors: The Age of the Machine and Streamlining, 1900-1940
Painting: Realism and Regionalism, 1900-1940
Painting: The Modern Mode, 1900-1940
Photography: Aesthetic Maturity, 1900-1940
Sculpture: Tradition, Diversity, and Anarchy, 1900-1940
Postwar Modern, Postmodern Art
Architecture: The International Style and the "Glass Box," 1940 to the Present
Architecture: Diversity and Reaction, 1940 to the Present
Design in America: Modern and Postmodern, 1940 to the Present
Painting: The African-American Experience, Social Realism, and Abstraction, 1940 to the Present
Painting: Hardedge Colorfield, Pop Art, and Realism, 1940 to the Present
Sculpture: Old Traditions and New Directions, 1940 to the Present
Sculpture: Feminism, Found Objects, Pop. Minimalism, and Realism, 1940 to the Present
Photography: 1940 to the Present
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