A Companion to American Art (Blackwell Companions to Art History)

  • Publish Date: 2015-07-13
  • Binding: Hardcover
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A Companion to American Art presents 35 newly-commissioned essays by leadingscholars that explore the methodology, historiography, and current state of the field of American art history.

  • Features contributions from a balance of established and emerging scholars, art and architectural historians, and other specialists
  • Includes several paired essays to emphasize dialogue and debate between scholars on important contemporary issues in American art history
  • Examines topics such as the methodological stakes in the writing of American art history, changing ideas about what constitutes Americanness, and the relationship of art to public culture
  • Offers a fascinating portrait of the evolution and current state of the field of American art history and suggests future directions of scholarship