A Companion to American Art

Original Publish Date: Jan 30, 2015
Product Number: EB00596253
Released: Mar 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118542491
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history. -Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists -Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history -Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes “Americanness,” and the relationship of art to public culture -Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship