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AMERICAN MASTERPIECES: SINGULAR EXPRESSIONS OF NATIONAL GENIUS

AMERICAN MASTERPIECES: SINGULAR EXPRESSIONS OF NATIONAL GENIUS
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Publication Date: 
June 27, 2019
Format: 
Hardcover
ISBN: 
9781567926408
About This Item: 
John Wilmerding has been an original and sustained scholarly voice in American art history for six decades This elegant hardcover celebrates one small slice of his work: the twenty-five "Masterpiece" columns he has written for The Wall Street Journal between 2006 and the present Each succinct, accessible essay integrates a detailed visual analysis of a major American cultural artifact with insights not only into the art and its creator, but also into the national context at the time of its execution The book features a full-sized reproduction of each sculpture, painting, piece of architecture, and photograph discussed, plus an additional detail selected for extended consideration It's surely the most intelligent picture book we've seen in some time Anyone with a taste for American art and art history will be thrilled by this broad, representative, and eclectic selection of the best this country has produced
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