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Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora By Isabelle Thuy Pelaud (Editor), Lan Duong (Editor), Mariam B. Lam (Editor) Cover Image
By Isabelle Thuy Pelaud (Editor), Lan Duong (Editor), Mariam B. Lam (Editor)
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最後的勝利舞臺: The Winning Stage By Mike Leung Cover Image
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最後的風之花: The Last Windflower By Mike Leung Cover Image
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Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan By Dakin Hart (Editor), Mark Dean Johnson (Editor), Matthew Kirsch (Other primary creator) Cover Image
By Dakin Hart (Editor), Mark Dean Johnson (Editor), Matthew Kirsch (Other primary creator)
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Unsettled Visions: Contemporary Asian American Artists and the Social Imaginary (Objects/Histories: Critical Perspectives on Art) By Margo Machida Cover Image
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Dresses from all arround the world Coloring Book for adults: Women and girls costume and fashion history colouring activity book - cute historical dre By Sacapuntas Colorado Cover Image
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Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College By Stephanie Mayer Heydt Cover Image
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Japanese Writing Practice Genkouyoushi Paper: Worksheet Language Learning, Study and Writing Alphabet Handwriting Practice Hiragana Katakana By Amberly Love Cover Image
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California Dreaming: Movement and Place in the Asian American Imaginary (Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Stud #29) By Christine Bacareza Balance (Editor), Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns (Editor), Russell Leong (Editor) Cover Image
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Zhi Lin: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads By Rock Hushka, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Shawn Wong Cover Image
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Troubling Borders: An Anthology of Art and Literature by Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora By Isabelle Thuy Pelaud (Editor), Lan Duong (Editor), Mariam B. Lam (Editor) Cover Image
By Isabelle Thuy Pelaud (Editor), Lan Duong (Editor), Mariam B. Lam (Editor)
$35.00
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The Hope of Another Spring: Takuichi Fujii, Artist and Wartime Witness By Barbara Johns, Roger Daniels (Foreword by), Sandy Kita (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Barbara Johns, Roger Daniels (Foreword by), Sandy Kita (Introduction by)
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.