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Audubon to Warhol : The Art of American Still Life by Bill Brown download ebook DOC, DJV, TXT

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"Inventing American Still Life, 1800-1960, "offers a fresh look at the myriad ways that American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries--both familiar names and recently rediscovered artists--approached the subject of still-life painting. A stunning array of works, some never before published, are beautifully illustrated in more than 250 color images. Four thematic essays address the connections between still life and other aspects of American culture, including literature and philosophy; the intersection of still-life painting, natural-history illustration, and commercial photography; the Philadelphia region's defining impact and lasting influence on American still life; and the reception of still life by American critics and art historians from its earliest days to the present. Among the works featured are Raphaelle Peale's celebrated "Blackberries" (c. 1813), Severin Roesen's majestic "Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest" (1853), William Michael Harnett's landmark trompe l'oeil painting "After the Hunt" (1885), and Charles Sheeler's modern masterpiece "Rolling Power" (1939)., "The Art of American Still Life"reconsiders the development and cultural significance of still-life painting in America, exploring renowned treasures alongside recently discovered works some previously unpublished in unexpected ways. Taking an innovative approach to the genre, this captivating survey newly divides American still life into four discrete eras, each characterized by a predominant form of vision: describing, indulging, discerning, and animating. Works are grouped in conversations and explored in accompanying texts to reveal wider cultural meaning. Introductory essays investigate the many interactions between still life and American culture, examining the close connections between still-life painting and other visual discourses, including natural history, illustration, and commercial photography; the roles objects have played in American literature and art; the Philadelphia region s defining and lasting impact on the genre; and the reception of still life in American art and art history. The first major study of American still life in a generation, "The Art of American Still Life"is destined to become a standard reference on the subject.", From one of America s most distinguished constitutional scholars, an intriguing exploration of America s most famous political tract and its relevance to today s politics "The Art of American Still Life"reconsiders the development and cultural significance of still-life painting in America, exploring renowned treasures alongside recently discovered works some previously unpublished in unexpected ways. Taking an innovative approach to the genre, this captivating survey newly divides American still life into four discrete eras, each characterized by a predominant form of vision: describing, indulging, discerning, and animating. Works are grouped in conversations and explored in accompanying texts to reveal wider cultural meaning. Introductory essays investigate the many interactions between still life and American culture, examining the close connections between still-life painting and other visual discourses, including natural history, illustration, and commercial photography; the roles objects have played in American literature and art; the Philadelphia region s defining and lasting impact on the genre; and the reception of still life in American art and art history. The first major study of American still life in a generation, "The Art of American Still Life"is destined to become a standard reference on the subject.", Inventing American Still Life, 1800--1960, offers a fresh look at the myriad ways that American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries--both familiar names and recently rediscovered artists--approached the subject of still-life painting. A stunning array of works, some never before published, are beautifully illustrated in more than 250 color images. Four thematic essays address the connections between still life and other aspects of American culture, including literature and philosophy; the intersection of still-life painting, natural-history illustration, and commercial photography; the Philadelphia region's defining impact and lasting influence on American still life; and the reception of still life by American critics and art historians from its earliest days to the present. Among the works featured are Raphaelle Peale's celebrated Blackberries (c. 1813), Severin Roesen's majestic Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest (1853), William Michael Harnett's landmark trompe l'oeil painting After the Hunt (1885), and Charles Sheeler's modern masterpiece Rolling Power (1939)., Offers a fresh look at the myriad ways that American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries - both familiar names and recently rediscovered artists - approached the subject of still-life painting. In this title, an array of works are illustrated in more than 250 colour images.

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