This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Illustrators." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.
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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:
As of 8/19/11 TFAO's website contained: 623 pages referencing the word "Illustrator." To search TFAO's site please click here.
From other web sites:
American Art Archives is a website dedicated to American Illustrators.
American Legacy Fine Arts, LLC. presents on its Research Library page as of 10/13 several essays including The Rise of an American Art by Michael Zakian
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr (1821-88): American illustrator from The Darley Society
Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey, an exhibit held February - June 2011 at the Boston Athenæum. Accessed May, 2014
Illustrators from AskArt.com
More Than Words: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art, from Archives of American Art. Accessed November, 2013.
National Museum of American Illustration
Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera, an exhibit held November 19, 2010 - April 10, 2011 at the Brooklyn Museum. The page for the exhibit includes a comprehensive teacher packet. Accessed May, 2014
The PBS American Masters series includes a documentary concerning Alfred Stieglitz. PBS's web site offers a page that includes eight video clips from four to nine minutes in length not found in the original documentary. Stieglitz-experts in the clips include Historian Thomas Bender; Alan Trachtenberg, Professor of American Studies at Yale; Richard Whelan, Stieglitz Biographer; Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Curator at Philips Gallery; Sarah Greenough, Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Art; Joanna Steichen, Author, and widow of Edward Steichen; Sue Davidson-Lowe, author and grand-niece of Stieglitz; and Wanda Corn, art historian at Stanford.
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Society of Illustrators
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