National Museum of American Art

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Author
Foreword by Elizabeth Broun
Co-Publisher
Copublished with Bulfinch Press
Year Published
1995
Pages
280 pp.: ill. (some color)
ISBN Hardcover
0-8212-2216-3
ISBN Softcover
0-937311-20-0
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 12 in.
Description

The striking design of this book showcases a comprehensive survey of the world’s largest collection of works by American artists, ranging from colonial limners to the contemporary avant-garde. With abundant full-color illustrations, the book is organized thematically to reflect the variety of concerns and aesthetic visions that have shaped American art over the past three centuries.

Write to PubOrd@si.edu Hardcover, $40.00

Write to PubOrd@si.edu Softcover, $19.95

Reviews in Brief

“An amazing assortment of artists not to mention crafts people and photographers is here. … The opening two-page spread of Alvan Fisher’s 1820 view of Niagara Falls sets an elegant tone that’s never lost.” — Herbert Kupferberg, Parade Magazine

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