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Brushes with History: Writing on Art from The Nation

  • 380 Pages
  • 2.60 MB
  • English

Nation Books
History Of Art / Art & Design Styles, The Arts: General Issues, American - General, Art & Art Instruction, Art, USA, Criticism, United States - General, Art / History / American, Art & Archite
ContributionsPeter G. Meyer (Editor), Arthur C. Danto (Introduction)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8615167M
ISBN 101560253290
ISBN 139781560253297

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Free shipping for many products. Perhaps in return for the Vegas junket, Arthur recommended that I edit a volume of art writing from The Nation (later titled Brushes with History), and we. We called it Brushes With History, for one can follow art history in America through The Nation‘s response to exhibitions and controversies.

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As an elementary school teacher I began writing activity books for children, filled with my projects and illustrations. Seeking to know more, I went the PhD route, then taught college-level history part-time for 10 years. Meanwhile, I continued writing activity books, adding a few biographies for children and adults.

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