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Author Coppel, Stephen.
Title The American scene : prints from Hopper to Pollock / Stephen Coppel ; with the assistance of Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski.
Imprint London : British Museum Press, [2008]

 BLUFFTON BOOK  NE508 .C675 2008b    AVAILABLE  
 BLUFFTON BOOK  NE508 .C675 2008b    AVAILABLE  
Author Coppel, Stephen.
Subject Prints, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Kierkuc-Bielinski, Jerzy.
British Museum.
Description 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Note Published to accompany the exhibition held at the British Museum, 10 Apr. - 7 Sept. 2008, and at other venues in 2009.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-267) and index.
Contents Preface : Collecting American prints at the British Museum / Antony Griffiths -- From Ashcan to Pollock : American prints 1905 to 1960 / Stephen Coppel -- Catalogue / Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski and Stephen Coppel -- 1. The Ashcan School to George Bellows -- 2. The Provincetown woodcut -- 3. American modernism and precisionism -- 4. Edward Hopper and the American scene -- 5. Satirical realism -- 6. The regionalists -- 7. The depression and the WPA -- 8. Artists of the Left and Second World War -- 9. Josef Albers and geometric abstraction -- 10. S.W. Hayter and Atelier 17 in New York -- 11. The post-war woodcut -- 12. Jackson Pollock and abstract expressionism.
ISBN 9780714126579 (pbk.)
0714126578 (pbk.)
OCLC # 183148189

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