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American Art: Cultural History

American Art: Cultural History - 2nd edition

American Art: Cultural History - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131455801

ISBN10: 013145580X

American Art: Cultural History by David Bjelajac - ISBN 9780131455801
Edition: 2ND 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
American Art: Cultural History by David Bjelajac - ISBN 9780131455801

ISBN13: 9780131455801

ISBN10: 013145580X

Edition: 2ND 05

Summary

For undergraduate courses in American Art Survey and introductory American studies.

Contextual in approch, this text draws on socio-economic and political studies as well as histories of religion, science, literature, and popular culture, and explores the diverse, conflicted history of American art and architecture. Thematically interrelating the visual arts to other material artifacts and cultural practices, the text examines how artists and architects produced artwork that visually expressed various social and political values.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Invention and Mapping of America: 1492-1760.

2. Religious Rituals and the Visual Arts in Colonial America: 1620-1760.

3. Art and the Consumer Revolution in Colonial America: 1700-1775.

4. Revolutionary Icons and the Representation of Republican Virtue: 1765- 1825.

5. National Identity and Private Interests in Antebellum America: 1825-1865.

6. Art and Commerce in the Gilded Age: 1865-1905.

7. Modernist Art and Politics: 1905-1941.

8. Modernism, Postmodernism and the Survival of a Critical Vision: 1941-2000.

9. Globalization and the Culture Wars: 1980-2003.

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