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Art Law by Ann Avery Andres
The Plein Air Scene by Sarah Beserra
Fine Art Valuation by Roger Dunbier
Maryland, Virginia and DC Art by Ann Erskine

Milestones in American Art

Articles and Essays Concerning Key Personnel Appointments and Retirements at Art Museums, Acquisitions of Artworks, and Miscellaneous Events

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Topics in American Art is our catalogue containing: Resource Library articles and essays; in depth links to other online texts, video and audio recordings; references to DVDs, paper-printed books, articles, and more. Over 200 topics in American representational art may be found here: A-C D-G H-L M- P Q-Z.
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