The Shaping of Art and Architecture in Nineteenth-Century America
||Clark, Robert J.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $100.00|
| Book Description: |
In conjunction with its centennial exhibitions "Nineteenth-Century America" and "The Rise of an American Architecture," the Metropolitan Museum in May 1970 hosted a four-day gathering of scholars, historians, critics, and collectors. This was the first formal exchange of ideas about nineteenth-century American art by such a group. Unfashionable American paintings for years remained in the storerooms and basements of museums; many buildings and interiors of the nineteenth...