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Title Art of Tennessee / Benjamin H. Caldwell Jr., Robert Hicks, Mark W. Scala, exhibition curators.

Published Nashville, Tenn. : distributed by The University of Tennessee Press for the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  708.168 ART    AVAILABLE
Physical description 375 pages : colour illustrations ; 31 cm
Notes Published in conjunction with the exhibition Art of Tennessee (September 13, 2003-January 118, 2004) organized by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Banjamin H. Caldwell Jr., Robert Hicks, and Mark W. Scala -- Prehistoric Native American art in Tennessee / Jefferson Chapman -- Young Tennessee and the spirit of America / Wendell Garrett -- Tennessee Maps / Ann Harwell Wells -- The material culture of nineteenth-century Tennessee / Jonathan Leo Fairbanks -- Antebellum furniture / Robert Hicks -- Sugar chests / Benjamin H. Caldwell Jr. and Robert Hicks -- William Winchester Jr., cabinetmaker / C. Tracey Parks -- Richard "Dick" Poynor / Rick Warwick -- Silver production and importation in Tennessee / Benjamin H. Caldwell Jr. -- Pottery / Stephen T. Rogers and Samuel D. Smith -- Nineteenth-century quiltmaking in Tennessee / Bets Ramsey -- Textile art in Tennessee through the early twentieth century / Candace J. Adelson -- Antebellum painting / James A. Hoobler -- Ralph E. W. Earl / Estill Curtis Pennington -- Tennesseans on the national stage / James C. Kelly -- Decorative arts at the Hermitage / Marsha Mullin -- "Holding the line" : William Gilbert Gaul as a military artist / Dan E. Pomeroy -- Painting in Tennessee, 1865-1920 / Jack Becker -- Twentieth-century figurative and narrative art / Celia Walker -- Celebrating the human spirit : Nashville murals by Aaron Douglas, Ben Shahn, and Thomas.
Hart Benton / Katie Delmez Welborn -- Structures of recollection : Tennessee photography as document and art / John Wood -- Tennessee folk art / Michael Hall -- William Edmondson, sculptor / Leslie King-Hammond -- Modern art for modern times / Susan W. Knowles -- Aaron Douglas's Building more stately mansions / Amy Kirschke -- Contemporary craft / Lynn Jones Ennis -- New directions : contemporary art in Tennessee / Mark W. Scala.
Summary Surveying the history of aesthetic expressions from the earliest Native American populations to the most significant artists of our own times, the Art of Tennessee exhibit, running from September 13, 2003, through January 18, 2004, at the First Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, includes approximately 250 of the most extraordinary examples of paintings, sculptures, furniture, quilts, pottery, silver, maps, and other forms of art created throughout Tennessee or that relate to Tennessee.
Other author Caldwell, Benjamin Hubbard.
Hicks, Robert (Robert H.)
Scala, Mark.
Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.)
Subject Art -- Tennessee -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 0972577912 (cloth)
0972577920 (paper)