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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Works: 1,209 works in 1,801 publications in 1 language and 33,716 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition, pictorial works  Biography  History  Charters 
Roles: Editor, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: ND1351.5, 759.13
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Maxfield Parrish, 1870-1966 by Sylvia Yount ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maxfield Parrish has long been considered one of the most popular American artists of the twentieth century. Brilliant blue skies, pastoral landscapes, and captivating figures are his art's signature characteristics. Yet the universal interest in Parrish's art has, in the past, hindered his work from receiving scholarly attention. Maxfield Parrish 1870-1966 offers a critical look at his life and career." "As an artist who produced images intended for a mass audience, Parrish's widespread appeal has been the most defining aspect of his reputation. His breadth was enormous; covers for magazines such as Harper's Bazar, Scribners, Century, and Life; book jackets; theater sets; paintings; photographs; murals in fine hotels like New York's St. Regis; and graphic work ranging from posters to calendars." "This extensive look at the life and career of Maxfield Parrish is realized in the insightful texts of Sylvia Yount and Mark F. Bockrath. Including a wealth of never-before-published full-color illustrations, and a discussion of the physical construction of Parrish's paintings and his unique techniques. Maxfield Parrish 1870-1966 will appeal to readers who enjoy the purely aesthetic nature of Parrish's art, as well as to those interested in the more critical assessment of his place in the history of American art."--BOOK JACKET
American sublime : landscape painting in the United States, 1820-1880 by Andrew Wilton ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary American realism since 1960 by Frank Henry Goodyear ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American frontier life : early Western painting and prints ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin West and his American students by Dorinda Evans ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betye Saar : extending the frozen moment by Betye Saar ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of mixed-media collages by early twentieth-century African-American artist Betye Saar that blends spiritual, political, and cultural iconography to create complex works
Bay Area figurative art, 1950-1965 by Caroline A Jones ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red Grooms, a retrospective, 1956-1984 : essays by Judith E. Stein, John Ashbery, and Janet K. Cutler by Red Grooms ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I tell my heart : the art of Horace Pippin by Horace Pippin ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A profile of Horace Pippin, a leading African American artist of the twentieth century
Raphaelle Peale still lifes by Nicolai Cikovsky ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A man of genius" : the art of Washington Allston (1779-1843) by William H Gerdts ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Henry Twachtman : an American impressionist by Lisa N Peters ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Twachtman was one of the most modern American painters of his day. A founding member of the Ten American Painters and an important teacher at the Art Students League, Twachtman combined European and American influences to create his own highly individual artistic style. Throughout his career, Twachtman won the approval of his fellow artists by challenging artistic conventions and experimenting with innovative subject matter." "This catalogue is the first in-depth assessment of Twachtman's career. In an essay based on fresh research, Lisa N. Peters provides the definitive account of Twachtman's life as an artist. With an eye for the critical reception of his work, Peters constructs a narrative of Twachtman's artistic development, from his student days in Munich to his early death in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Accompanying the traveling exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art, this fully illustrated catalogue elegantly reveals the subtle delicacy of Twachtman's oeuvre."--BOOK JACKET
George Tooker by Robert Cozzolino ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"George Tooker first came to prominence for imaginative visions that expressed the uncertainity of the Cold War era. Over the past sixty years, using his own particular blend of figuration and abstraction, he has continued to create radiantly illuminated yet disquieting images. Imbued with moral, spiritual, and sensual power, they quietly demonstrate his passion for issues of social equality, and have garnered admiration from critics and peers alike for their acuity and virtuoso technique." "This book, the first representative overview of Tooker's work for thirty years, provides a much-deserved and comprehensive examination of the scope of his art. In essays comprising new research and offering fresh insights, it explores his passion for composition, his spirituality and his exploration of identity. Featuring superb reproductions of more than eighty of the artist's timeless images, the book also enables readers to see the unexpected ways in which Tooker's work echoes what has been considered avant garde in American art and to appreciate the depth of his resonant, prescient imagery. A major new study of one of America's most influential modern painters, George Tooker celebrates the lifetime achievement of an artist whose work subtly challenges conventinal prejudices and captures the essential mystery at the heart of the human experience."--BOOK JACKET
William Rush, American sculptor ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris 1889 : American artists at the Universal Exposition by Annette Blaugrund ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Tworkov : paintings 1928-1982 by Richard Armstrong ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katalog wystawy: Pensylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 30 styczeń - 5 kwiecień 1987
Cecilia Beaux : American figure painter by Cecilia Beaux ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume is the most comprehensive appraisal of Cecilia Beaux's talent in more than three decades. As such, it not only presents a range of the artist's strongest work but also offers a fresh understanding of her career by examining critical questions of gender, class, and the importance of place. The book accompanies a major exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta."--BOOK JACKET
Henry Ossawa Tanner : modern spirit by Henry Ossawa Tanner ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shared intelligence : American painting and the photograph by Barbara Buhler Lynes ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shared Intelligence, companion catalog to the exhibition of the same name, explores the stimulating and productive relationship between painting and photography in American art. The essays in this beautifully illustrated book describe how this dynamic developed, beginning in the nineteenth century and continuing to the twenty-first--from Thomas Eakins to the Stieglitz circle and Georgia O'Keeffe to contemporary art. The book shows that while the initial proponents of photography were struggling to secure its place among the fine arts, photography's inherent expressiveness was leading painters t
 
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Alternative Names
Academy of the Fine Arts
Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia, Pa
P.A.F.A.
PAFA.
PAFA Abkuerzung
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Filadèlfia, Pensilvània, Estats Units d'Amèrica)
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia. Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphie (Pa.) Pennsylvania academy of the fine arts
Languages
English (146)
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