A Companion to American Art, Hardback Book

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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

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 680 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theory of art
  • ISBN: 9780470671023

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