American 18-19th Century Decorative Arts
This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 18-19th Century Decorative Arts." 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 6/12/12 Resource Library contained 371 pages containing the phrase "decorative arts."
TFAO suggests from the Web:
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840, an exhibit held April 10-June 20, 2004 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Accessed February, 2015.
In October 2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched MetPublications, an online resource that offers in-depth access to the Museum's print and online publications, covering art, art history, archaeology, conservation, and collecting. Beginning with nearly 650 titles published from 1964 to the present, this new addition to the Met's website will continue to expand and could eventually offer access to nearly all books, Bulletins, and Journals published by the Metropolitan Museum since its founding in 1870, as well as online publications. Publications to be added to the program on a continuing basis include recently published books and online publications, and print titles published by the Metropolitan Museum from 1870 to 1964, as well as print-on-demand options for out-of-print titles. Following are relevant titles available for.pdf download:
Accessed August, 2015.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum provides streaming media programming. Some videos are available through the Museum's website section Online Exhibitions for selected exhibitions, and others through a YouTube channel. The virtual exhibition The White House Collection of American Crafts contains several streaming videos. The Introduction section features three videos with introductions by Dr. Elizabeth Braun, Director, SAAM, Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady, and Michael Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick Gallery. Accessed May, 2015.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum provides the virtual exhibition The White House Collection of American Crafts which ontains audio clips by Michael Monroe, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick Gallery. Mr. Monroe conducts a ten-part tour of the collection with both audio and video elements. Many objects in the collection are accompanied by audio clips. Accessed May, 2015.
TFAO suggests these books:
A Google Book Search conducted March 26, 2008 located the following books published with full view. The catalogues are listed in reverse date order.
TFAO suggests these DVD or VHS videos:
American Heritage is a two-part 30 minute Wilton program that showcases American history through vivid images of past and present. An engaging overview for American art history and social studies students, particularly at the middle school level.
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