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Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California

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Description: Nocturne: Night in American Art, 1890–1917
~In 1890 a short comic piece appeared in Puck’s Library under the title “A Chapter in Art,” in which the paintings stored away in a house’s attic begin to talk. The main speaker in this exchange, a view of Mount Popocatépetl erupting, traces its career from fame to oblivion:
PublisherYale University Press
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.1-15
Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
In a recent essay Wanda Corn noted that before achieving respectability late in the twentieth century, American art had long suffered as “the impoverished, unwanted stepchild of art history.” Wanda M. Corn, “Coming of Age: Historical...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-35

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