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A love for the beautiful : discovering America's hidden art museums / Susan Jaques.

Author/Creator:
Jaques, Susan.
Publication:
Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition:
First [edition].
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Subjects:
Art museums -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Guidebooks.
Travel literature.
Summary:
"Some of the country's best art is hidden in plain sight, in museums largely unknown outside their regions. How works by masters like Rembrandt, Rodin, Picasso, van Gogh, Monet, Hokusai, and O'Keeffe wound up where they did is a colorful tale of American art collecting. The fifty museums in A Love for the Beautiful offer uniquely personal art-viewing experiences for both business and pleasure travelers."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
African, Pre-Columbian & Oceanic art. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC ; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana ; The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
American art. The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts ; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine ; The Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut ; The Portrait Gallery of the Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ancient art. The Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, Georgia ; The Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago, Illinois ; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
Asian art. The Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii ; The Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California ; The Rubin Museum of Art, New York, New York
Contemporary art. Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa ; The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri ; Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
Decorative arts. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Houston, Texas ; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California ; The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont
Design & craft. Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina ; Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington ; Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin ; Wolfsonian-FIU, Miami Beach, Florida
European painting, 18th to 20th century. Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia ; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee ; The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque art. The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio ; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida ; The Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio ; The Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Modern art. The Kreeger Museum, Washington, DC ; Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia ; Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska ; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Native American & Western art. Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, New Mexico ; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico ; Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Cody, Wyoming
Photography. George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York ; The Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, California ; The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Sculpture. The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans, Louisiana ; The Cantor Arts Center, Palo Alto, California ; Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Single-artists. The Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania ; The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Winter Park, Florida ; The Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, Colorado ; The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida
Spanish & Latin American art. The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC ; The Hispanic Society of America, New York, New York ; The Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Jones Fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780762779505 (pbk.)
0762779500 (pbk.)
OCLC:
783144540