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Picturing the city : urban vision and the Ashcan School / Rebecca Zurier.

Author/creator Zurier, Rebecca
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBerkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Descriptionx, 407 pages, 12 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents The setting: Another look at the Ashcan School -- Seeing New York: the turn-of-the-century culture of looking -- A walk through the city on paper: the tradition of the mobile observer -- The artists -- Robert Henri and the real thing -- The reporter's vision: Everett Shinn and the city as spectacle -- The cartoonist's vision (Part 1): William Glackens and the legible city -- The cartoonist's vision (Part 2): Bellows, Luks, and urban difference -- John Sloan's urban vision -- The storyteller's vision: John Sloan and the limits of Visual knowledge -- Conclusion: the legacy of the Ashcan School.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 373-387) and index.
LCCN 2006011262
ISBN0520220188 (cloth : alk. paper)

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