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Corcoran Gallery of Art

Overview
Works: 1,638 works in 2,479 publications in 2 languages and 51,417 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Periodicals  Biography  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Editor, Other, Composer, Publisher
Classifications: TR140.P35, 770.92
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Half past autumn : a retrospective by Gordon Parks( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanies the exhibition organized and held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 1997 - Jan. 11, 1998, and nine other museums, Feb. 14, 1998 - Dec. 2001."
Odyssey : the art of photography at National Geographic by Jane Livingston( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 299 various photos which portray the human experience
Facing history : the Black image in American art, 1710-1940 by Guy C McElroy( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaker design by June Sprigg( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Shaker movement in America began in 1774 when Mother Ann Lee emigrated from Manchester, England, with a small group of followers, and settled in New York State. Despite impoverished beginnings, the Shakers flourished in the early nineteenth century, and by 1840 there were four to six thousand members living in eighteen principle communities from Maine to Kentucky. Turning away from society, they lived in large families that were both celibate and communal. In striving for heaven on earth, they created a visual environment of such harmony and quiet power that it continues to impress observers today, when the Shakers have all but passed from the American scene. The many works presented in this beautiful volume reveal the Shaker commitment to excellence in all matters. The chairs, cases of drawers, work stands, baskets, oval boxes, wheelbarrows, stoves, looms, and even tailoring tools have a purity of form that transcends mere utility and elevates our appreciation beyond a sense of function."--Amazon
Black folk art in America, 1930-1980 by Jane Livingston( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalog of an exhibition of recent Afro-American folk art, with photographs of the artists, commentary, and photographs of their works
The Indelible image : photographs of war, 1846 to the present by Frances Fralin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'amour fou : photography & surrealism by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Amour Fou was the first book to study the crucial role photography played in the Surrealist movement. Traditional criticism had viewed surrealist photography as a pale imitation of authentic surrealist work
Sam Gilliam : a retrospective by Jonathan P Binstock( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Gilliam established himself as a major artist in 1968 when he jettisoned the wooden stretcher bars that had previously determined the shape of his paintings and allowed his vivid, sometimes ecstatic, rushes of color-stained canvas to hang, billow, and swing through space. Yet Gilliam's contributions to art history extend far beyond these often monumental and always dramatic works. In this volume, the first in-depth book devoted to this major figure, Corcoran Gallery of Art Curator of Contemporary Art Jonathan P. Binstock explores four decades of work and establishes the artist's place in the history of post-1960s art. Binstock's wide-ranging and provocative inquiry into Gilliam's groundbreaking achievements as a modernist and as an African American artist is supported with a wealth of beautifully produced illustrationsboth full-color and black-and-whiteas well as an annotated and illustrated chronology and an exhaustive bibliography. This thoughtful exploration and appraisal of Gilliam's extraordinary oeuvre places the artist at the forefront of American abstract art. - Publisher
A new world : masterpieces of American painting, 1760-1910 by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book contains reproductions of masterpieces of American art from 1760-1910. It also includes over 100 biographies of American artists and several essays
Images of an era : the American poster, 1945-75 : [exhibition] by National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American muse by Henri Dorra( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolph Gottlieb, a retrospective by Adolph Gottlieb( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted sketch : American impressions from nature, 1830-1880 by Eleanor Jones Harvey( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Painted Sketch is the first volume to focus on the sketches of major American artists of the period. Eleanor Jones Harvey, author and consulting curator of American Art for the Dallas Museum of Art, follows the artists from field to studio, examining the changing perception and growing public appreciation for these small works. Her study is based on much new research as well as on her close analysis of existing resources
Emmet Gowin : changing the earth : aerial photographs by Jock Reynolds( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckoning with Winslow Homer : his late paintings and their influence by Bruce Robertson( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peale family : creation of a legacy, 1770-1870( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Ranney, painter of the early West by Francis Grubar( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Álvarez Bravo by Manuel Álvarez Bravo( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shomei Tomatsu : skin of the nation by Leo Rubinfien( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective on the career of Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu, whose work has chronicled the changing face of Japan from the 1950s until the present. Included are essays on all aspects of the life & career of the artist, as well as excerpts from Tomatsu's own writings
David Smith by Karen Wilkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalog prepared for a retrospective loan exhibition held in 1969 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C
 
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Half past autumn : a retrospective
Alternative Names

controlled identityCorcoran College of Art + Design (Washington, D.C.)

Corcoran Art Gallery.

Corcoran Art Gallery Washington D.C

Corcoran College of Art + Design (Washington, D.C.). Corcoran Gallery of Art

Corcoran College of Art + Design (Washington, D.C.). Gallery of Art

Corcoran Gallery

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Corcoran Gallery Washington, DC

Corcoran Museum of Art

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Galera de Arte Corcoran

Galerie Corcoran

Washington (D.C.)

Washington D.C. Corcoran Gallery of Art

Галерея Коркоран

מוזיאון קורקורן

코코런 미술관

コーコラン美術館

科科倫藝術館

Languages
English (148)

French (1)

Covers
Shaker designL'amour fou : photography & surrealismSam Gilliam : a retrospectiveAdolph Gottlieb, a retrospectiveThe painted sketch : American impressions from nature, 1830-1880Emmet Gowin : changing the earth : aerial photographsShomei Tomatsu : skin of the nation