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Published: 20 January 2011

2608 Pages | 700 4-color and b&w

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195335798

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Editor in Chief Dr. Joan Marter

  • More than 2,300 entries provide comprehensive coverage of American art from Pre-Columbian sources to the colonial period to the 21st century
  • An extensive illustration program includes over 700 images and 128 color plates
  • Complete coverage of American painting, architecture, sculpture, photography, digital art, and more make this a reference source without equal
  • In addition to entries on individual artists, articles on major events, movements, and exhibitions in American art add breadth and depth to inquiries
  • A bibliography accompanies each entry, providing new pathways to further research
  • Individual entries examine the lives and careers of prominent American artists like John Singer Sargent and Kiki Smith
  • Coverage includes international artists who have influenced the American landscape, including Marcel Duchamp, Erwin Panofsky, and Max Beckmann
  • Previously underrepresented areas including African American, Asian American, and Native American art and artists are given equal standing alongside traditional topics
  • Scope ranges beyond art history, with relevance to researchers in American studies, American history, and cultural anthropology

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