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American Art

FPL Recommends > American Art

Enjoy American Art outside the museum walls with these titles highlighting a variety of American art styles, movements and forms.

History of Design:
Decorative Arts and
Material Culture, 1400-2000
Pat Kirkham & Susan Weber

A Shared Legacy:
Folk Art in America
Multiple Contributors

Crafting America:
Artists and Objects,
1940s to Today
Glenn Adamson & Jen Padgett

Objects: USA 2020
Glenn Adamson

Warhol's Nature
Dustin Chad Alligood

America After the
Fall: Painting in the 1930s
Judih A. Barter, ed.

Men of Steel, Women
of Wonder: Modern
American Superheroes
In Contemporary Art
Aleji Benedetti

Native North
American Art
Janet Berlo & Ruth Phillips

Art for a New
Understanding: Native
Voices, 1950s to Now
Mindy Besaw et al.

American Impressionism: A New
Vision, 1880-1900
Katherine Bourguignon, ed.

American Art to 1900:
A Documentary History
Sarah Burns & John Davis

Extra/Ordinary: Craft
and Contemporary Art
Maria Buszek, ed.

Women, Art
and Society
Whitney Chadwick

The Jazz Age:
American Style in
the 1920s
Sarah D. Coffin & Stephen Harrison

Outliers and American
Vanguard Art
Lynne Cooke et al.

The American Dream:
Pop to the Present
Stephen Coppel

Art: The Definitive
Visual Guide
Andrew Dixon

American Art of the
20th-21st Centuries
Erika Doss

African-American
Art: A Visual and
Cultural History
Lisa Farrington

My Soul Has Grown
Deep: Black Art from
the American South
Cheryl Finley et al.

What Are You
Looking At?
Will Gompertz

Nineteenth Century
American Art
Barbara Groseclose

Crystals in Art:
Ancient to Today
Lauren Haynes & Joachim Pissarro

Makers: A History of
American Studio Craft
Janet Koplos & Bruce Metcalf

What Makes a Potter:
Functional Pottery in
America Today
Janet Koplos

A People's Art History
of the United States
Nicolas Lampert

American Photography
Miles Orvell

Framing America: A
Social History of
American Art
Frances K. Pohl

Our America: The
Latino Presence in
American Art
E. C. Ramos

Color: American
Photography
Transformed
Jon Rohrbach

American Architecture:
A History
Leland Roth & Amanda Roth Clark

Native American Art
in the 20th Century
Jackson Rushing, ed.

Shadow Patterns:
Reflections on Fay
Jones and His
Architecture
Jeff Shannon

American Modernism:
Highlights from the
Philadelphia Museum
of Art
Jessica Todd Smith

The Color of the
Moon: Lunar Painting
in American Art
Laura Vookles, ed.