TROPICAL RENAISSANCE

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Smithsonian, Oct 17, 1989 - Art - 235 pages
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Between 1839 and 1879, some thirty American artists--including Frederic Church, Titian Peale, Norton Bush, James M. Whistler, and Martin Heade--trekked through Central and South America. Manthorne (art history, U. of Illinois) outlines the particular circumstances in the 19th-century US that turned national attention southward. With eight color and 100 bandw illustrations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Tropical renaissance: North American artists exploring Latin America, 1839-1879

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This book details the intellectual, political, and cultural dynamics of the process by which artists strongly influenced Western attitudes toward what we now call the Third World. Manthorne focuses on ... Read full review

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