Winslow Homer And The Camera

Author by : Frank H. Goodyear III
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Publisher by : Yale University Press
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Description : A revelatory exploration of Winslow Homer’s engagement with photography, shedding new light on his celebrated paintings and works on paper One of the greatest American painters of the 19th century, Winslow Homer (1836–1910) also maintained a deep engagement with photography throughout his career. Focusing on the important, yet often-overlooked, role that photography played in Homer’s art, this volume exposes Homer’s own experiments with the camera (he first bought one in 1882). It also explores how the medium of photography and the larger visual economy influenced his work as a painter, watercolorist, and printmaker at a moment when new print technologies inundated the public with images. Frank Goodyear and Dana Byrd demonstrate that photography offered Homer new ways of seeing and representing the world, from his early commercial engravings sourced from contemporary photographs to the complex relationship between his late-career paintings of life in the Bahamas, Florida, and Cuba and the emergent trend of tourist photography. The authors argue that Homer’s understanding of the camera’s ability to create an image that is simultaneously accurate and capable of deception was vitally important to his artistic practice in all media. Richly illustrated and full of exciting new discoveries, Winslow Homer and the Camera is a long-overdue examination of the ways in which photography shaped the vision of one of America’s most original painters.


The Grove Encyclopedia Of American Art

Author by : Joan M. Marter
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : Where is American art in the new millennium? At the heart of all cultural developments is diversity. Access through recent technology engenders interaction with artists from around the world. The visual arts in the United States are bold and pulsating with new ideas.


Eakins Revealed

Author by : Henry Adams
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press on Demand
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Description : An examination of the dark side of American painter Thomas Eakins's life and work unveils new facts about the artist's life and makes sense of the enigmas of his work, documenting the bitter personal feuds and family tragedies that affected him, as well as the artist's own tendency toward psychological abuse and sexual harassment.


Choice

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The Industrial Revolution In America Iron And Steel

Author by : Kevin Hillstrom
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : A set of books on the Industrial Revolution, these comprehensive volumes cover the history of steam shipping, iron and steel production, and railroads-three interrelated enterprises that helped shift the Industrial Revolution into overdrive.


The Civil War Dead And American Modernity

Author by : Ian Finseth
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Description : The Civil War Dead and American Modernity offers a fundamental rethinking of the cultural importance of the American Civil War dead. Tracing their representational afterlife across a massive array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, Ian Finseth maintains that the war dead played a central, complex, and paradoxical role in how Americans experienced and understood the modernization of the United States. From eyewitness accounts of battle to photographs and paintings, and from full-dress histories of the war to fictional narratives, Finseth shows that the dead circulated through American cultural life in ways that we have not fully appreciated, and that require an expanded range of interpretive strategies to understand. While individuals grieved and relinquished their own loved ones, the collective Civil War dead, Finseth argues, came to form a kind of symbolic currency that informed Americans' melancholic relationship to their own past. Amid the turbulence of the postbellum era, as the United States embarked decisively upon its technological, geopolitical, and intellectual modernity, the dead provided an illusion of coherence, intelligibility, and continuity in the national self. At the same time, they seemed to represent a traumatic break in history and the loss of a simpler world, and their meanings could never be completely contained by the political discourse that surrounded them. Reconstructing the formal, rhetorical, and ideological strategies by which postwar American society reimagined, and continues to reimagine, the Civil War dead, Finseth also shows that a strain of critical thought was alert to this dynamic from the very years of the war itself. The Civil War Dead and American Modernity is at once a study of the politics of mortality, the disintegration of American Victorianism, and the role of visual and literary art in both forming and undermining social consensus.


Wild Spaces Open Seasons

Author by : Kevin Sharp
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Publisher by : University of Oklahoma Press
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Description : Wild Spaces, Open Seasons traces the theme of hunting and fishing in American art from the early nineteenth century through World War II. Describing a remarkable group of American paintings and sculpture, the contributors reveal the pervasiveness of the subjects and the fascinating contexts from which they emerged. In one important example after another, the authors demonstrate that representations of hunting and fishing did more than illustrate subsistence activities or diverting pastimes. The portrayal of American hunters and fishers also spoke to American ambitions and priorities. In his introduction, noted outdoorsman and author Stephen J. Bodio surveys the book’s major artists, who range from society painters to naturalists and modernists. Margaret C. Adler then explores how hunting and fishing imagery in American art reflects traditional myths, some rooted in classicism, others in the American appetite for tall tales. Kory W. Rogers, in his discussion of works that valorize the dangers hunters faced pursuing their prey, shows how American artists constructed new rituals at a time when the United States was rapidly transforming from a frontier society into a modern urban nation. Shirley Reece-Hughes looks at depictions of families, pairs, and parties of hunters and fishers and how social bonding reinvigorated American society at a time of social, political, and cultural change. Finally, Adam M. Thomas considers themes of exploration and hunting as integral to conveying the individualism that was a staple of westward expansion. In their depictions of the hunt or the catch, American artists connected a dynamic and developing nation to its past and its future. Through the examination of major works of art, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons brings to light an often-overlooked theme in American painting and sculpture.


Gatecrashers

Author by : Katherine Jentleson
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Publisher by : University of California Press
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Description : After World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender. At the center of this fundamental reevaluation of who could be an artist in America were John Kane, Horace Pippin, and Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses. The stories of these three artists not only intertwine with the major critical debates of their period but also prefigure the call for inclusion in representations of American art today. In Gatecrashers, Katherine Jentleson offers a valuable corrective to the history of twentieth-century art by expanding narratives of interwar American modernism and providing an origin story for contemporary fascination with self-taught artists.


Off The Pedestal

Author by : Newark Museum
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Publisher by : Rutgers University Press
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Description : Off the Pedestal is the first book to explore the radical change that occurred in the representation of women immediately after the Civil War. Three critical essays draw on the visual culture of the period to show how postbellum social changes in the United States brought issues of subordination and autonomy to the surface for women in much the same way that it did for blacks. As women began attending college in greater numbers, entering professions previously dominated by men, and demanding greater personal freedom, these "new women" were featured more frequently in the visual arts and in a manner that made it clear that they had ambitions outside the domestic sphere.


The Industrial Revolution In America Overview Comparison

Author by : Kevin Hillstrom
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Description : This three-volume set concludes ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series on the Industrial Revolution as it played out in the United States, offering volumes on the communications industry and the agriculture and meatpacking industries--plus a concluding overview volume on the causes, courses, and interconnections among the industries that brought such dramatic change to our lives. * Sidebars take readers deeper into fascinating topics, such as the role of the railroads in the rise of Chicago's meatpacking industry and in the spread of the telegraph * Biographical sketches of larger-than-life entrepreneurs including Samuel F. B. Morse, Cyrus McCormick, and Philip Armour


Ashcan Art Whiteness And The Unspectacular Man

Author by : Alexis L. Boylan
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Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Description : Arriving in New York City in the first decade of the twentieth century, six painters-Robert Henri, John Sloan, Everett Shinn, Glackens, George Luks, and George Bellows, subsequently known as the Ashcan Circle-faced a visual culture that depicted the urban man as a diseased body under assault. Ashcan artists countered this narrative, manipulating the bodies of construction workers, tramps, entertainers, and office workers to stand in visual opposition to popular, political, and commercial cultures. They did so by repeatedly positioning white male bodies as having no cleverness, no moral authority, no style, and no particular charisma, crafting with consistency an unspectacular man. This was an attempt, both radical and deeply insidious, to make the white male body stand outside visual systems of knowledge, to resist the disciplining powers of commercial capitalism, and to simply be with no justification or rationale. Ashcan Art, Whiteness, and the Unspectacular Man maps how Ashcan artists reconfigured urban masculinity for national audiences and reimagined the possibility and privilege of the unremarkable white, male body thus shaping dialogues about modernity, gender, and race that shifted visual culture in the United States.


Winslow Homer

Author by : Randall C Griffin
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Publisher by : Phaidon Press
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Description : The peerless and comprehensive survey of this important American artist, now available in paperback for the first time This thoroughly researched, immensely readable study on Winslow Homer, one of America's most significant and prolific painters, presents a full account of his life and work and offers a fresh and provocative reassessment of his place in the history of late nineteenth-century art. Homer's work is popular and accessible, and Griffin's text, with its solid documentation, original research and fresh interpretations, has become an essential survey of Homer and his creative output.


American Stories

Author by : Helene Barbara Weinberg
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Publisher by : Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Description : They also consider the artists' responses to foreign prototypes, travel and training, changing exhibition venues, and audience expectations. The persistence of certain themes--childhood, marriage, the family, and the community; the attainment and reinforcement of citizenship; attitudes toward race; the frontier as reality and myth; and the process and meaning of making art--underscores evolving styles and standards of storytelling. Divided into four chronological sections, the book begins with the years surrounding the American Revolution and the birth of the new republic, when painters such as Copley, Peale, and Samuel F.B. Morse incorporated stories within the expressive bounds of portraiture. During the Jacksonian and pre-Civil War decades from about 1830 to 1860, Mount, Bingham, Lilly Martin Spencer, and others painted genre scenes featuring lighthearted narratives that growing audiences for art could easily read and understand.


Georgia O Keeffe

Author by : Randall C. Griffin
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Description : The Phaidon Focus series presents engaging, up–to–date introductions to art’s modern masters. Compact, affordable, and beautifully produced, the books in this growing series are written by top experts in their field. Each features a complete chronological survey of an artist’s life and career, interspersed throughout with one–page "Focus" essays examining specific bodies of work. In Georgia O’Keeffe, professor and award–winning author Randall Griffin offers a fresh and insightful account of one of the twentieth century’s most iconic artists. O’Keeffe fused nature with abstraction, the intimate with the monumental, and the corporeal with the cosmic to create a highly personal version of modernism. Her work remains a key component of American art and her influence as a pioneering female artist cannot be understated.


Internationalizing The History Of American Art

Author by : Barbara Groseclose
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Publisher by : Penn State Press
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Description : "A collection of essays presenting international perspectives on the narratives and the practices grounding the scholarly study of American art"--Provided by publisher.


American Impressionism

Author by : Susan G. Larkin
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Publisher by : White Lion Publishing
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Description : This publication accompanies an exhibition presenting forty-six paintings by twenty artists. The essays and catalogue entries survey American, European, and Japanese precedents and provide a cultural context for the treatment of the theme of labor, drawing on such diverse sources as poetry, popular songs, causes reports, and home economics books.


Buildings Landscapes

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The Sweat Of Their Face

Author by : David C. Ward
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Publisher by : Smithsonian Institution
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Description : -Explores the visual history of American labor through portraiture by major American artists---


Penn State Press

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Winslow Homer

Author by : Randall C. Griffin
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Publisher by : Phaidon Incorporated Limited
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Description : A fresh interpretation of this popular artist's life and works.


Bibliographic Index

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Caa News

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American Artists The Louvre

Author by : Elizabeth Kennedy
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The Art Bulletin

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Description : Includes section: Notes and reviews.


Wonders Of Work And Labor

Author by : Betsy Fahlman
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Publisher by : Earth & Mineral Sciences Museum
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Description : The paintings and prints of the Steidle Collection capture the power and beauty of industry. The images, potent reminders of earlier vigorous industrial development in America, are a visual record connecting fine arts, industry, and education before World War II. Established and expanded by Edward Steidle during his tenure at The Pennsylvania State University, the collection, with its unique focus on the mineral industries, is one of the most comprehensive assemblages of American industrial art. The Steidle Collection is preserved and exhibited by the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery. The Steidle Collection remains today a remarkable artifact at the intersection of art, industry, and education. As a time capsule of the period between the stock market crash of 1929 and World War II, the collection sheds light on Pennsylvania's most important industries. The unique beauties of steel and coal that inspired the artists in this collection remind us of the power these industries held in the culture and economy of Pennsylvania. At the time he assembled his industrial art collection, Dean Steidle could hardly have imagined the collapse of the nation's formidable steel industry and the disappearance of the blast furnaces that inspired such powerful paintings and prints. Edward Steidle was singular—one writer characterized him as a “spark plug”—and his remarkable vision of art embedded in the School of Earth and Mineral Sciences remains a legacy for the citizens of the Commonwealth and for The Pennsylvania State University.


Book Review Index

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Description : Every 3rd issue is a quarterly cumulation.


Library Journal

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Description : Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.