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An American View: Masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum [Hardcover]

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Presents over 60 masterpieces of American paintings from the Brooklyn Museum, all of which are shown in color and with informative captions discussing the key features of each, showing the quality and scope of this important collection

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Pages   160
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 10.25" Height: 8.5"
Weight:   2.15 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 13, 2006
Publisher   D. Giles Ltd
ISBN  1904832113  
ISBN13  9781904832119  

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More About Teresa A. Carbone

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Teresa A. Carbone is Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Bonnie Costello is professor of English at Boston University. Randall R. Griffey is curator of American art at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College. Sarah M. Lowe is an art historian and author.

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > General
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5Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > State & Local - By State > New York

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Restoring Faith in American Culture  Nov 24, 2006
With all of the negativity engendered of late throughout the world about the image of America and Americans, this book (a catalogue from the Brooklyn Museum) is as refreshing as a full-scale Thanksgiving turkey dinner. Based on the exhibition AMERICAN VIEW: MASTERPIECES FROM THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM, this beautifully designed and composed book traces American art from 1824 to 2005, the bulk of the contents of the exhibition and catalogue are from the nineteenth century. Written with great clarity by Teresa A Carbone (she even offers a concise chronology for the span of time the exhibition covers), the works of John Singleton Copley, Charles Wilson Peale, Gilbert Stuart, Asher B. Durand, Abbot Handerson Thayer, George Inness, Raphaelle Peale, Edward Hicks, John Singer Sargent and George Bellows are just a few of the artists whose background with illustrations are offered.

Carbone wisely allows the bulk of this catalogue to let the images speak for themselves and the book is primarily composed of full-page reproductions with complementing commentary opposite the image. Strolling through this book is nostalgic, enriching, and rewarding. The publication of this tome could not have come at a better time when our psyches need a bit of positive input! Highly recommended. Grady Harp, November 06

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