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Explaining how shifting cultural values influence the way we interpret art, Bjelajac helps us to understand why people have reacted positively or negatively to various works at various times.
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Todd marked it as to-read Oct 27, Bjelajac is professor of art and human sciences at the George Washington University, lives in Washington, D. Published August 1st by Pearson first published August 7th Book ratings by Goodreads. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Other editions – View all American Art: Trivia About American Art: Kalen Larson added it Jul 22, Thematically interrelating the visual arts to other material artifacts and cultural practices, it text examines how artists and architects produced artwork that visually expressed various social and political values. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Instead, showing the interrelation of art, politics, and social change, he encourages readers to look at artworks from the point of view of contemporaneous audiences and within a larger historical context.
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Account Options Sign in. Liz Quirky Cat rated it really liked it Dec 26, Table of contents The invention and mapping of America, ; religious rituals and the visual arts in Colonial America, ; art davjd the consumer revolution in Americab America, ; revolutionary icons and the representation of republican virtue, ; national identity and private interests in ante-bellum America, ; art and commerce in the gilded age, ; modernist art and politics, ; modernism, post-modernism, and survival of a critical vision, Cassie marked it as to-read Mar 08, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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