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Author Goddard, Donald Letcher.
Title American painting / Donald Goddard ; introduction by Robert Rosenblum.
Published New York : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates : Distributed by Macmillan Pub. Co., c1990.
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 Floor3 Folio/Oversize  ND205.G6 O4 1990    IN LIBRARY
Description 319 p. : col. ill. ; 37 cm.
Note Includes index.
Partial Contents In the beginning -- The American school abroad -- Portraits of a new republic -- The voyage of life : Cole and the primordial landscape -- Naturalist and preachers -- Luminism -- The heart of the Andes : journeys to the interior -- Classicism, geometry, and genre -- Homer and the heroism of everyday life -- Art for art's sake : Whistler, orientalism, and aestheticism -- The humanist realism of Eakins and Cassatt -- Ordinary objects in the artist's creative mind : still life personified -- Dark passages : luminism reversed -- Leisure, light, and impressionism -- Beyond impressionism -- After the west was won -- The Ashcan school --Rush hour, New York : the Americanization of modernism -- Duchamp, Dada and surrealism -- Nature and symbol -- Incense of a new church : cubist realism in the jazz age -- American main street -- Time and the land -- Social art in an age of abstraction -- Starting over -- Figurative, non-figurative -- Out of the web : Pollock and gesture and Field -- Refiguring abstract expressionism -- California's other light -- Facts and ambiguity -- Pop and media art -- Realisms and unrealisms -- The plane of space, self, and being -- Ecology and economy : conditions of being.
Summary Presents 305 color plates and 34 essays explaining how painting in the United States has earned a place in the history of art.
Subject Painting, American.
Related To Online version: Goddard, Donald Letcher. American painting. New York : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates : Distributed by Macmillan Pub. Co., c1990 (OCoLC)743168783
ISBN 0883635909 : $100.00
OCLC number 22547658