American Art journal (Fall 2014)

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce publication of the Fall 2014 issue of American Art, the peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press.



Alan C. Braddock and Rene Ater, Art in the Anthropocene

Robin Kelsey, Ecology, Sustainability, and Historical Interpretation

Emily Eliza Scott, Feeling in the Dark: Ecology at the Edges of History

Kinshasha Holman Conwill, To Reap the Harvest Wonderful: On Sustainability at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Feature Articles

Tanya Sheehan, Confronting Taboo: Photography and the Art of Jacob Lawrence

Jerome Tharaud, Evangelical Space: The Oxbow, Religious Print, and the Moral Landscape in America

Lauren Lessing, Theatrical Mayhem in Junius Brutus Stearns’s Hannah Duston Killing the Indians

New Perspective

Edyta Frelik, Ad Reinhardt: Painter-as-Writer

**Winner of the 2013 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize**


Sarah Burns, Cynthia J. Mills, 1946-2014


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