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..

Epic In American Culture

Pub Date : 2012-04-05 | Author : Christopher N. Phillips | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421405278
ISBN 13 : 142140527X

Rigorous archival research, careful readings, and long chronologies of genre define this magisterial work, making it an invaluable resource for scholars of American studies, Americ..

The Arts And Culture Of The American Civil War

Pub Date : 2016-11-18 | Author : James A. Davis | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781315438238
ISBN 13 : 1315438232

In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came ..

The Unfinished Exhibition

Pub Date : 2016-12-08 | Author : Susanna W. Gold | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781315453125
ISBN 13 : 1315453126

The Centennial decade was an era of ambivalence, the United States still unresolved about the incomprehensible damage it had wrought over four years of Civil War, and why. Philadel..

Moore College Of Art Design

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Sharon G. Hoffman | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0738556599
ISBN 13 : 9780738556598

For more than 160 years, Moore College of Art & Design, the nation's first and only visual arts college for women, has led the way in educating women for careers in art and design...

Thomas Eakins And The Uses Of History

Pub Date : 2010-04-01 | Author : Akela Reason | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 9780812241983
ISBN 13 : 0812241983

The first book-length study to explore the Philadelphia realist artist's lifelong fascination with historical themes, this examination of Eakins reveals that he envisioned his arti..

Gendering The Fair

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Tracey Jean Boisseau | Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 9780252077494
ISBN 13 : 0252077490

This field-defining work opens the study of world's fairs to women's and gender history, exploring the intersections of masculinity, femininity, exoticism, display, and performance..