Civil War Taxes: A Documentary History, 1861-1900
by John Martin Davis, Jr., forward by Mary L. Volcansek
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The Art of Texas Book Event
Celebrate the publication of The Art of Texas: 250 Years, edited by Ron Tyler!
Thursday, August 22, 2019
River Crest Country Club
Books will be available for purchase, and light refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public! For more information, visit the event page.
All guests will be entered for a chance to win a free book (drawing at 6:30 p.m.)!
About the Book
More than a quarter of a century ago, critic and author Michael Ennis observed that “there is no comprehensive work on Texas art; there has never been an exhibition offering more than a cursory overview of Texas art from the nineteenth century to the present.” But appreciation for Texas art has undergone a genuine renaissance, with collectors, museums, and the public paying more attention to it than ever before. The Art of Texas: 250 Years tells this story, beginning with key Spanish colonial paintings related to Texas and moving through two and a half centuries of art in Texas.
This event is hosted by TCU Press and the Center for Texas Studies at TCU with special thanks to Nancy and Ted Paup.
Header image credit: Alexandre Hogue, Neighbors, 1932, oil on canvas, 14 x 30 in. George and Beverly Palmer Collection
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