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Title Life's pleasures : the Ashcan artists' brush with leisure, 1895-1925 / James W. Tottis ... [et al.] ; with contributions from Michael E. Crane and Kirsten Olds.

Imprint London : Merrell, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.13 LIF    Available
Description 216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Note Published in association with the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Published to accompany an exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Aug.-Oct. 2007, New-York Historical Society, New York, Nov. 2007-Feb. 2008 and the Detroit Institute of Arts, March-May 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bars, caf├ęs, and parks : the Ashcan's Joie de vivre / James W. Tottis -- Pictorial pleasures : leisure themes and the Henri Circle / Valeri Ann Leeds -- New York in an age of amusement / Vincent DiGirolamo -- Representing women / Marianne Doezema -- Embracing realism : frames of the Ashcan painters, 1895-1925 / Suzanne Smeaton -- Catalogue of paintings. Dining out ; Fine and performing arts ; Sports and recreation ; The outdoors.
Subject Ashcan school of art.
Manners and customs in art.
National characteristics, American, in art.
Added Author Tottis, James W.
Detroit Institute of Arts.
Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.)
New-York Historical Society.
ISBN 9781858943848
185894385X (pbk.)
9781858943855 (pbk)

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