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50 American Artists You Should Know

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By Debra N. Mancoff

While the history of American art is as varied as its fifty states, it tells a story of a uniquely American aesthetic: bold, innovative, and uncompromising. Starting with the portraits of John Singleton Copley and the landscape masterpieces of Frederic Church, this exciting look at the most important American artists moves through the era of Cassatt, Whistler, and Sargent to the groundbreaking works of OKeefe, Cornell, and Calder. This book also celebrates the artists who placed America at the forefront of Modern art, including Pollock, de Kooning, Rauschenberg, Warhol, Oldenburg, and Johns. The works of Sherman, Serra, and Close prove that America continues to produce challenging and influential artists. With its colorfully illustrated spreads and contextual approach, this is a superb guide for anyone interested in learning about American art.

160 pages, 150 full-color illustrations. 9 1/2'' x 7 3/4''. Flexi-cover.

  • 160 pages
  • 150 full-color illustrations
  • 9 1/2'' x 7 3/4''
  • Paper

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Description

By Debra N. Mancoff

While the history of American art is as varied as its fifty states, it tells a story of a uniquely American aesthetic: bold, innovative, and uncompromising. Starting with the portraits of John Singleton Copley and the landscape masterpieces of Frederic Church, this exciting look at the most important American artists moves through the era of Cassatt, Whistler, and Sargent to the groundbreaking works of OKeefe, Cornell, and Calder. This book also celebrates the artists who placed America at the forefront of Modern art, including Pollock, de Kooning, Rauschenberg, Warhol, Oldenburg, and Johns. The works of Sherman, Serra, and Close prove that America continues to produce challenging and influential artists. With its colorfully illustrated spreads and contextual approach, this is a superb guide for anyone interested in learning about American art.

160 pages, 150 full-color illustrations. 9 1/2'' x 7 3/4''. Flexi-cover.





  • 160 pages
  • 150 full-color illustrations
  • 9 1/2'' x 7 3/4''
  • Paper


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