The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art
This month Grove is pleased to introduce more new articles from the forthcoming Grove Encyclopedia of American Art, edited by Joan Marter, Professor of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Editor of Woman's Art Journal. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in The Dictionary of Art, The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art will deal with all aspects of American art from Native American architecture to contemporary installation art. A few select highlights from this update:
- Airports in the USA
- African American murals
- Patricia Johanson
- Edgar Heap of Birds
- Charles Alston
- Hollis Frampton
- Bay Area Figurative school
- Art Deco architecture in America
- Adeline Adams
- Appropriation art
- Harriet Powers
- Genre painting in American art
Updated Italian Renaissance bibliographies
This update also brings you a significant number of revised bibliographies for entries pertaining to the Italian Renaissance. Updated bibliographies for more than 675 entries are included.
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- The March 2010 update featured a contemporary art update focusing on globalisation and contemporary art.
- The December 2009 update focused on the contemporary art of Australia. To begin investigating Australian modern and contemporary art, please see the Subject Guide and Timeline, covering Australian art from 1600 to the present day.
- August 2009— Fashion as a visual art
- June 2009 update—Grove coverage of both Classical art and materials and techniques in art
- November 2008 update—Decorative arts
- July-2008 Update—Including 500 updated bibliographies, nearly 100 revised articles, and new Medieval Art images
- July 2008 Letter from the Editor
- March 2008 Update—Including an interview with Marie-Claude Beaud
- October 2006 Update—Women artists
- September 2005 Update—Asian contemporary art update