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A Companion to American Art free pdf A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. * Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists * Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history * Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes Americanness, and the relationship of art to public culture * Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship

About John Davis

John Davis is Alice Pratt Brown Professor of Art at SmithCollege. His most recent book (co-authored with Sarah Burns) is American Art to 1900: A Documentary History (2009). Jennifer A. Greenhill is Associate Professor of ArtHistory, Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University ofIllinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Playing It Straight: Art and Humor in the GildedAge (2012). Jason D. LaFountain is Instructor in the Department of ArtHistory, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Instituteof Chicago.

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Author : John Davis
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 10 July 2015
ISBN : 0470671025
EAN : 9780470671023
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 680 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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