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Picturing a Nation: Art and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century America
Examines six American artists: John Vanderlyn, George Caleb Bingham, Lilly Martin Spencer, Robert Duncanson, Seymour Guy, and William Harnett. This study describes how the images in their paintings
Shooting Kennedy: JFK and the Culture of Images
Preface and Acknowledgments 1. Twenty-six Seconds 2. "Gentle Be the Breeze, Calm Be the Waves" 3. A Marriage like Any Other 4. Blue Sky, Red Roses 5. Hit the Road, Jack 6. Kennedy Shot 7. The
American Encounters: Art, History, and Cultural Identity
Description American Encounters provides a narrative of the history of American art that focuses on historical encounters among diverse cultures, upon broad structural transformations such as the
Flags and Faces: The Visual Culture of America's First World War
Preface and Acknowledgments 1. Art for War's Sake 2. Fixing Faces Notes List of Illustrations Index
Claggett Wilson: The War Portfolio of 1919
Within months of the armistice that ended the First World War, the American artist Claggett Wilson (1887–1952), who had fought in France as a combat marine, produced a riveting portfolio of two dozen