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Edward Hopper: A Modern Master

. 9781422241561. Yaeger, Bert D. The Hudson River School: American Landscape Artists. ISBN 9781422241578.ea vol: 144p. (American Artists). further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Mason Crest. Aug. 2018. lib. ed. $35.93.
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Gr 7 Up—This set provides an in-depth look at the lives and legacies of several U.S. artists and their cultural movements. The authors examine in great detail their subjects' early lives and education and how their artwork fits into a broader historical context. High-quality, full-page reproductions of the artists' works are complemented by appropriately placed exploratory captions, establishing how each figure evolved from previous art movements and historical events. The series spotlights a variety of media types, including photography, architecture, painting, and printmaking. The advanced writing is best suited to capable middle and high school readers.
VERDICT A winning choice for lovers of art history.

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