Philadelphia S Cultural Landscape

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Katharine Martinez | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 156639791X
ISBN 13 : 9781566397919

In their day, from 1830 to 1930, the Sartain family of Philadelphia were widely admired as printmakers, painters, art administrators and educators. This collection of essays examin..

Thomas Eakins

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Amy Beth Werbel | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300116551
ISBN 13 : 9780300116557

The life and work of Thomas Eakins (1844–1916), America’s most celebrated portrait painter, have long generated heated controversy. In this fresh and deeply researched interpre..

Art Industry And Women S Education In Philadelphia

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Nina de Angeli Walls | Publisher : Praeger Pub Text

ISBN 10 : 0897897455
ISBN 13 : 9780897897457

The author explores the social and cultural significance of training for women in the commercial and decorative arts, and art education, from about 1850 through the 20th century. T..

The Grove Encyclopedia Of American Art

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Joan M. Marter | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780195335798
ISBN 13 : 0195335791

Where is American art in the new millennium? At the heart of all cultural developments is diversity. Access through recent technology engenders interaction with artists from around..