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American Gothic

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Description: American Gothic
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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
In overview, the period from 1918 to 1939 presents a neat package. It is bracketed by world wars and bifurcated by the stock market crash of 1929, with an economic expansion during the 1920s on one side and the Great Depression of the 1930s on the other. On closer view, the story is less easily told.
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.294-343
Description: Discovered Lands, Invented Pasts: Transforming Visions of the American West
In her perceptive chapter “ ‘Curious Historical Artistic Data’: Art History and Western American Art,” Nancy K. Anderson quotes Henry Tuckerman, an early chronicler of American art, as saying: “It is in our...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.167-190

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