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