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Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

An area which has generally been affected more by natural forces than by human agency; a region little affected by people. Some 77 000 km2 of the USA have been designated as wilderness...

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Out of the Wilderness, Arcadia

Peter J. Holliday.

in American Arcadia

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 12101 words.

This chapter explores how Americans followed John Muir in celebrating the natural wonder of California, especially as represented in paintings by the Rocky Mountain School. Settlers,...

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National Park System

Deborah A. Middleton.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 1367 words.

The first national parks were conceived to preserve the natural wonders of a primeval American wilderness that served as inspiration

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Geertgen tot Sint Jans

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b ?Leiden, ?c.1460; d ?Haarlem, ?c.1490).

Netherlandish painter, active in Haarlem, where he was the outstanding artist of his day. Almost nothing is known of his career, but van...

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Adriaen Collaert

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b Antwerp, c. 1560; d Antwerp, 29 June 1618). Flemish draughtsman, engraver, print publisher and dealer. He was probably trained by the engraver and publisher Philip Galle, whose daughter...

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Master of the Pearl of Brabant

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl c. 1470–90). Netherlandish painter. The Pearl of Brabant is a triptych of the Adoration of the Magi with wings showing St John the Baptist in the Wilderness (left) and St Christopher...

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A Paper Atlantis: Postcards, Mass Art, and the American Scene. The Eleventh Reyner Banham Memorial Lecture

Jeffrey Meikle.

in Journal of Design History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 0 words.

This essay explores a topic that recalls Reyner Banham's celebration of American popular culture and his enthusiastic travels through the United States. From 1931 into the early 1950s, the...

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