Staff Picks: Books

Staff-recommended reading from the KPL catalog.

History Through Art

“Explore the history of America—its discovery and exploration, its social and economic upheavals, its life in times of war and peace—through the works of its most accomplished artists.”—From the book jacket

This wonderful, coffee table-sized book will introduce you to both our national history as well as the great art that colorfully echoed its time and provided meaning and voice to a nation and its evolutionary trajectory.


America, a history in art : the American journey told by painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects
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