American Folk Art

American Folk Art

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Folk art is as varied as it is indicative of person and place, informed by innovation and grounded in cultural context. The variety and versatility of 300 American folk artists is captured in this collection of informative and thoroughly engaging essays. * 300 essays on folk artists from all over the United States, organized alphabetically within geographical region * Introductory essays for each of the five regional sections * Numerous photographs of the works of many artists profiled * A glossary of over 100 terms, such as qquirtsq and qwhirlygigsq * A list of museums and galleries by region and a list of artists by media * An extensive bibliography including works from the fields of folklore, art history, and art criticism, as well as catalogs from major museum and gallery exhibitionsTradition really keeps you alivea€ (Govenar 2007). ... Bibliography Anchor Manual ofNeedlework. ... (1887a€“1951) Wooden Decoy Carver Oscar Peterson is commended for creating what became known as the Cadillac style of Americananbsp;...

Title:American Folk Art
Author:Kristin G. Congdon, Kara Kelley Hallmark
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-12


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