American prints and printmakers : a chronicle of over 400 artists and their prints from 1900 to the present / Una E. Johnson.

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Identifier: REF.PM.1856
Object type: Books
Dimensions: xviii, 266 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Copyright dates: 1980
Created by: Una E. Johnson
Designed by: Beverly Gallegos
Was created in: New York
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Prints, American [sh87005253], Printmaking, creating with the arts [], History [sh85061212]
"American artists transformed printmaking from an artistic sideline or technical exercise into a dramatic expression, making it the twentieth century's most innovative art. 'American Prints and Printmakers', the first book on this subject, covers every development, from late nineteenth-century pictorialism through Surrealism, technical experimentation of the 1940s and '50s, to 'Pop Art', 'Op Art', and the Minimal modes of the 1970s. Una E. Johnson draws on her long curatorial career tracing the developments of techniques and ideas and studying over four hundred artists who have made fine American prints for the past three quarters of a century."-- from dust-jacket. Includes index.