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Author Trask, Jeffrey.

Title Things American : art museums and civic culture in the Progressive Era / Jeffrey Trask.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  708.1309 TRAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series The arts and intellectual life in modern America.
Arts and intellectual life in modern America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Progressive connoisseurs: the intellectual origins of education reform in museums -- The De Forest faction's progressive museum agenda -- The educational value of American things: balancing usefulness and connoisseurship -- The arts of peace: World War I and cultural nationalism -- The art of living: the American wing and public history -- Americanism in design: industrial arts and museums -- Epilogue. Depression modern: institutional sponsors and progressive legacies.
Subject Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Art and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Art museums -- Social aspects -- United States.
Art museums and community -- United States.
Art and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780812243628 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
0812243625 (hbk. : acid-free paper)