TROPICAL RENAISSANCE : North American Artists Exploring Latin America, 1839 - 1879 (New Directions in American Art)

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From Library Journal: This book details the intellectual, political, and cultural dynamics of the process by which artists strongly influenced Western attitudes toward what we now call the Third World. Manthorne focuses on 19th-century American artists (including major figures like Church and Whistler) who went to Latin America and convincingly argues that their experiences helped determine North American perceptions of the land, history, and people of those southern regions. Well documented and illustrated; especially recommended for libraries with an emphasis on American civilization or Latin American studies.
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Book Description Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 1989. Hardcover. Green cloth, gilt letters on spine, pictorial dust jacket, 235 pp. 8 color, 100 bw plates. "In the period from 1839 to 1879, at least thirty artist-travelers made long arduous treks through Central and South America. Among them were both the famous and lesser known -- Frederic Church, Titian Peale, Norton Bush, James M. Whistler, and Martin Heade. For the most part their journeys were decisive factors int heir artistic careers, constituting a major formative influence or a turning point and providing the subjects that played substantial roles in their oeuvres." (dj)Chapter titles include [Latin America: Myth and Reality]: Myths and Mind Sets: Historical Preconceptions Attracting Travelers to Latin America; Art in The Context of United States-Latin America Relations From The Vantage Point of 1859. [Science and The Search For Origins]: Cataclysm and Creation: Church and The Question of Terrestrial Origins; "The Indians, Where From": The Archaeological Quest; The Organic World: Agassiz, Heade and Darwin's Challenge. [Romanticism and The Exotic South]: Louis Mignot and The Romance of The Tropics; The Syncretism of South and East: James Whistler in Chile. Appendix 1 lists biographies and itineraries of Artist-Travelers. Select Bibliography, index. A wonderful reference. VG (Few marks from previous gallery owner; otherwise clean.). Bookseller Inventory # 2141.1

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