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Anglo-American: Artistic Exchange between Britain and the USA

Anglo-American: Artistic Exchange between Britain and the USA

David Peters Corbett (Editor), Sarah Monks (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-35143-9 July 2012 Wiley-Blackwell 264 Pages

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For the first time, a set of distinguished American and British art historians consider the complex history of Anglo-American relations from the colonial period through to the 1960s
  • Features a transatlantic group of scholars considering the impact of this relationship on the history of art in both nations
  • Offers a set of new approaches, and much new material relating to the history of British and American art
  • Situates the history of British and American art in the context of recent scholarship, offering a new reading of this key artistic interaction

6 Notes on Contributors

8 Chapter 1 Anglo-American: Artistic Exchange between Britain and the USA
David Peters Corbett and Sarah Monks

30 Chapter 2 The Wolfe Man: Benjamin West’s Anglo-American Accent
Sarah Monks

52 Chapter 3 Failure to Deliver: Watson and the Shark and the Boston Tea Party
Jennifer L. Roberts

74 Chapter 4 Picturesque Nostalgia as Ironic Dislocation: Joshua Shaw’s Disruptive Visions of the Old New World
Kenneth Haltman

92 Chapter 5 Details of Absence: Frederic Church and the Landscape of Post-Emancipation Jamaica
Jennifer Raab

110 Chapter 6 Troubled Abstraction: Whiteness in Charles Dana Gibson and George Du Maurier
Jennifer A. Greenhill

132 Chapter 7 ‘In seen and unseen places’: The Henry G. Marquand House and Collections in England and America
Melody Barnett Deusner

152 Chapter 8 Camden Town and Ashcan: Difference, Similarity and the ‘Anglo-American’ in the Work of Walter Sickert and John Sloan
David Peters Corbett

174 Chapter 9 Losing Sight: War, Authority, and Blindness in British and American Visual Cultures, 1914-22
David M. Lubin

196 Chapter 10 The Madness of Art: Georgia O’Keeffe and Virginia Woolf
Alexander Nemerov

216 Chapter 11 ‘Strange Encounters’: Claes Oldenburg’s ‘Proposed Colossal Monuments’ for New York and London
Jo Applin

236 Chapter 12 David Hockney: A Taste for Los Angeles
Cécile Whiting

253 Index

“Summing Up: Recommended.  Lower-division undergraduates through researchers/faculty.”  (Choice, 1 May 2013)