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Accessible and informative, this book is a gorgeous introduction to great American artists. While the history of American art is as varied as the fifty states the country is comprised of, it tells a story of a uniquely American aesthetic: bold, innovative, and uncompromising.
About the Author
Debra N. Mancoff is a professor at the Art Institute of Chicago and a Scholar in Residence at the Newberry Library in Chicago. She is the author of many books on art including Flora Symbolica: Flowers in Pre-Raphaelite Art (Prestel).