Eakins Revealed

Author: Henry Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199729463
Size: 17.38 MB
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Based on close study of Eakins's work and new research in the Bregler papers, a major collection never fully mined by scholars, this volume shows Eakins was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in ...

Nat Tate

Author: William Boyd
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408824159
Size: 66.48 MB
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On January 8 1960 he contrived to round up and burn almost his entire output of Abstract Expressionism. Four days later he killed himself. This book offers an account of Tate's life and work.

Ray Strong

Author: Donald J. Haggerty
ISBN: 9780985071479
Size: 46.38 MB
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This book celebrates Ray Strong (1905-2006) - an American landscape artist whose range extended over the western United States and over the whole of the twentieth century.

Reading American Art

Author: Marianne Doezema
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300069983
Size: 40.29 MB
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Employing many interpretive methodologies, including iconology, social history, structuralism, psychobiography, and feminist theory, the contributors to this volume combine close analysis of specific art objects or groups of objects with ...

A History Of African American Artists

Author: Romare Bearden
Publisher: Pantheon
Size: 26.17 MB
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Traces the history of African-American art, examining the lives and careers of more than fifty artists and relating their work to prevailing artistic, social, and political trends Beginning with a radical reevaluation of the enigma of ...

Henry Ossawa Tanner

Author: Marcia M. Mathews
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226510064
Size: 33.51 MB
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In this work [Mathews] has significantly added to our knowledge of the history of American art."—John Hope Franklin, from the Foreword "The book gives the main facts of Tanner's life and successfully places his artistic work in its ...

Marsden Hartley

Author: Townsend Ludington
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801485800
Size: 79.21 MB
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His relationship with Alfred Stieglitz, who supported him financially and exhibited his work, . . . runs like a leitmotif through the book, and indicates Hartley's character—demanding, touchy, often ungrateful but also compelling. . .