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Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, S.C.)

Overview
Works: 79 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 4,107 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Catalogues raisonnés  Bibliography  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Classifications: N8236.P466, 704.94997503
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Most widely held works about Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, S.C.)
 
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Landscape of slavery : the plantation in American art( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaching their topic through the lenses of art history and social history, the authors explore a largely unexamined and provocative genre of American art: plantation paintings. The 83 color plates, 19 black-and-white illustrations, and six essays present both the images and a background for understanding them in the context of slavery and race relations in the United States
Against the odds : African-American artists and the Harmon Foundation by Gary A Reynolds( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photography and the American Civil War by Jeff Rosenheim( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the "War Between the States" was the test of the young republic's commitment to its founding precepts, it was also a watershed in photographic history, as the camera recorded the epic, heartbreaking narrative from beginning to end-- providing those on the home front, for the first time, with immediate visual access to the horrors of the battlefield
Love and loss : American portrait and mourning miniatures by Robin Jaffee Frank( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most often, portrait miniatures were painted in watercolor on thin disks of ivory. They were sometimes worn as jewelry, sometimes framed to be viewed privately. Many were painted by specialists, although renowned easel artists - including Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, and Charles Willson Peale - also created them to commemorate births, engagements, marriages, deaths, and other joinings or separations. The book traces the development of this exquisite art form, revealing the close ties between the history of the miniature and the history of American private life."--Jacket
The passionate observer : photographs by Carl Van Vechten by Keith F Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The finest of these images, with a text placing this little-known body of work in its historical and artistic context. Photography represents only one facet of Carl Van Vechten's extraordinary creative life. As music critic for the New York Times he witnessed performances by the most important avant-garde artists of the time and came to know many of them personally. In 1915 he published his first book of collected criticism. Over the next fifteen years he published eight
In pursuit of refinement : Charlestonians abroad, 1740-1860 by Maurie Dee McInnis( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and art of Alfred Hutty : Woodstock to Charleston by Alfred Hutty( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early maps of Carolina and adjoining regions from the collection of Henry P. Kendall, Boston, Mass., Camden, S.C by Henry P Kendall( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henrietta Johnston : who greatly helped ... by drawing pictures by Henrietta Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From desert and oasis : arts of the people of Central Asia by George W O'Bannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie Birch : from Bertrandville to Brooklyn by Willie Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landscape painting, 1960-1990 : the Italian tradition in American art( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water : a contemporary American view( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corrie McCallum : a life in art by Corrie McCallum( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human comedy : portraits by Red Grooms by Isabelle Dervaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interruptions by JoAnn Verburg( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champions of modernism : non-objective art of the 1930s and 40s and its legacy( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sol LeWitt : Gibbes Museum of Art, Spoleto Festival, USA, May 26-July 2, 1989 by Sol LeWitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting self-evident : evolutions in abstraction( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merton D. Simpson : the journey of an artist by Merton D Simpson( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Landscape of slavery : the plantation in American art
Alternative Names

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Gibbes Museum

Languages
English (51)

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Love and loss : American portrait and mourning miniaturesThe passionate observer : photographs by Carl Van VechtenIn pursuit of refinement : Charlestonians abroad, 1740-1860The life and art of Alfred Hutty : Woodstock to CharlestonInterruptions