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Judith Barter

Full Name: Judith Barter
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 0810940892, 9780810940895
Keywords: cassatt, mary
Pages: 376
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman is the extensive, beautifully produced, coffee-table-size catalog of an exhibition of the same name at the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall of 1998. It is filled with 100 color plates and scores of other pictures, including Cassatt family snapshots, images of works by Cassatt's teachers and influential associates, postcards, and other related personal and historical items. Included too are six essays, on topics ranging from Cassatt's "modern education" to her intelligent guidance of the wealthy American art-lovers who later bequeathed their impressive i
ISBN: 0865591725, 9780865591721
Keywords: times, world, war, colonial, chicago, arts, art, institute, american
Pages: 356
Published: 1999

This comprehensive catalogue presents the Institute's great collection of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative art, including furniture, silver, and glass.
ISBN: 0878467122, 9780878467129
Keywords: hopper, edward
Pages: 256
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 100%

Edward Hopper was one of the finest American Scene painters in the Realist tradition. His passion was to portray "typical America"; his city- and landscapes are vivid reflections of the then contemporary American life. Several of his paintings, such as House by the Railroad (1925), Early Sunday Morning (1930), and Nighthawks (1942), have become icons of modern American art. They depict the loneliness, anonymity, and lack of variety in the daily life of ordinary people. Edward Hopper: Portraits of America examines the apparent dichotomy within Hopper's oeuvre. On the one hand, his com