American Visions: The Epic History Of Art In America
Author: Robert Hughes
So what if Robert Hughes is Australian. Sometimes it takes a foreign eye to distill important information. With wit, and an eye for inclusion, Hughes' "epic" 648-page tome offers a complete enough history of American art and its cultural context to successfully introduce all readers to key themes. In short, spend a weekend with this and you'll be ready to wow your potential future in-laws.