Art in America : a complete survey / edited by Holger Cahill and Alfred H. Barr, Jr. ; with over three-hundred illustrations, including 17 full color plates.

; Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981 ; General Federation of Women's Clubs ; American Federation of Arts
Halcyon House ed.. New York : Halcyon House, [1939] .

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Other Authors Barr, Alfred H., 1902-1981.
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960.
American Federation of Arts.
General Federation of Women's Clubs.
Subjects Art -- United States -- History.
United States.
Description viii, 162 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), plans, portraits (some color) ; 32 cm
Copyright Date [1939]
Notes "The plan for this survey was initiated by the General Federation of Women's Clubs under the auspices of the American Federation of Arts, with the coöperation of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Advisory Council on Radio in Education [and] the National Broadcasting Company."
A revision of two previous publications; part 1, Art in America to the Civil War, is a revision of "Art in America from 1600 to 1865", published in 1934; part 2, Art in America since the Civil War, was published in 1934 under title: Art in America in modern times.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-155, 159-160, 162).
Contents Part One: Art in America to the Civil War: American painting, 1600-1864: Art in America to 1865 / Harold Stark; Painter reporters of the New World / Harold Stark; The background of American Art / Robert B. Harshe; The first American portraits; The rise of an American school; West and his pupils; Classic arts of the young republic; Scenes from everyday life; Folk and popular art / Holger Cahill; The Hudson River School and its heirs; The first American sculptors; American architecture from the settlement to the Civil War / Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Jr. -- Part Two: Art in America since the Civil War: American painting, 1865-1934: America after the Civil War, expatriate and stay at home-- Whistler and Homer; Three landscape painters and a solitary-- Inness, Martin, Wyant, Ryder; Waves of European influence-- Hunt, La Farge, Duveneck, Chase; Portrait painters, fashionable and unfashionable-- Eakins, Sargent; The Impressionists: Robinson, Twachtman, Hassam, Weir, Prendergast, Glackens, Lawson, Mary Cassatt-- the American scene; The impact of modern art; The contemporary American world; American sculpture since the Civil War / Holger Cahill; Architecture: Henry Hobson Richardson: the development of the skyscraper / Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Jr.; Academic revivalism / Henry Hitchcock, Jr.; The modern room / Philip Johnson; The modern house / Philip Johnson; House and cities / Catherine Bauer; State design / John Mason Brown; Photography in the United States / Lincoln Kirstein; The motion picture / Iris Barry -- List of artists and location of their works-- Part One; List of artists and location of their works-- Part Two; List of buildings.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2176041
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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