Seeing High & Low

Seeing High & Low

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'Seeing High a Low' offers a sweeping view of the evolution of visual culture in the US. Case studies explore the engagement of visual culture with social controversy, including how the concepts of 'high' and 'low' art have developed.Craftsman styling married the old stock ancestry of colonial blueblood design to the populist forms of vernacular traditions ... Stickley saw the open-style house plan, which he favored, as an emblem of middle-class pragmatism and moderation.

Title:Seeing High & Low
Author:Patricia A. Johnston
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2006


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