"As fine a corrective to the usual mode of ‘labeling’ as we might wish for."—Art Times
"This instructive book is worthwhile not only for those interested in the specific artists or the period discussed, but for anyone seeking to understand the processes by which artistic production is pressed into service in the arbitration of culture across the social and political spectrum. . . . Renegade Regionalists
is a milestone."—New Art Examiner
"Dennis offers many fresh new observations on the nature of regionalism . . . a major contribution to the field."—Choice
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About the Author
James Dennis is professor of art history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Grant Wood: A Study in American Art and Culture, as well as of catalogs for the traveling exhibition Grant Wood: An American Master Revealed and for the Grant Wood collection of the Cedar Rapids Art Center.