Plain painters : making sense of American folk art / John Michael Vlach.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-152301

Description

xvi, 206 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Painting, American.
Primitivism in art
Folk art

Originator

Vlach, John Michael, 1948-

Contents

Introduction -- The plain mode and the evolution of talent -- Art by the book -- "In a very tasty style": plain painting in nineteenth-century America -- The seventeenth century: The Freake Limner -- The eighteenth century: The case of Peter Vanderlyn -- The nineteenth century: Edward Hicks, Quaker painter -- The twentieth century: Grandma Moses, modern "primitive" -- Contemporary plain painting: new forms, new criteria -- Conclusion.

Publication

Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press

Publisher Series

Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series
New directions in American art
Publications of the American Folklore Society. New series (Unnumbered).

Description

xvi, 206 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Notes

Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 180-200.
Bertram K. and Nina F. Little Library.
Rodris Roth Library (copy 2).

ISBN

0874749263 (alk. paper)
0874749255 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Little ND203.V57 1988
Roth/Coll. ND203.V57 1988 c.2

Places

United States.