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Framing America A Social History of American Art | Edition: 3

Framing America A Social History of American Art | Edition: 3

Author: Frances K. Pohl
ISBN: 9780500289839
publisher: Thames & Hudson
publisher Date: 04/01/2012
Price: 100
eBookPrice: 52.5
Schools: Temple University,University of South Carolina,George Mason University,University of Maryland College Park,Florida A&M University,Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey-Newark,Stony Brook University(SUNY),Dartmouth College,The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor,College of William and Mary,Tulane University,Boston University,Vanderbilt University,University of Colorado at Boulder,New Mexico State University,Wright State University
Description: Offers comprehensive engagement with the social, cultural, and historical context of American visual culture.Unique in its inclusive treatment, Framing America embraces the full scope of American art from the sixteenth century to the present. In addition to offering comprehensive coverage of the canon, Pohl’s narrative goes beyond the traditional, and sometimes derogatory, treatment of certain populations in American society and addresses the domestic arts and the social and political contexts of art. This is a truly comprehensive look both at the history of art in America and at the reciprocal influence of American art and society.The Third Edition features new images, from the early years of Western Europe’s encounter with America’s native peoples to the twenty-first century’s prioritization of sustainable architecture.