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In Pursuit of Beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement
Burke, Doreen Bolger, et al. (1986)
This title is out of print.
Table of contents

Director's Foreword by Philippe de Montebello
Lenders to the Exhibition
Explanatory Notes


Artifact as Ideology: The Aesthetic Movement in its American Cultural Context
Roger B. Stein

Decorating Surfaces: Aesthetic Delight, Theoretical Dilemma
Catherine Lynn

Surface Ornament: Wallpapers, Carpets, Textiles, and Embroidery
Catherine Lynn

The Artful Interior
Marilynn Johnson

Art Furniture: Wedding the Beautiful to the Useful
Marilynn Johnson

A New Renaissance: Stained Glass in the Aesthetic Period
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen

Aesthetic Forms in Ceramic and Glass
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen

Metalwork: An Ecclectic Aesthetic
David A. Hanks with Jennifer Toher

Painters and Sculptors in a Decorative Age
Doreen Bolger Burke

American Architecture and the Aesthetic Movement
James D. Kornwolf

An Aesthetics of our Own: American Writers and the Aesthetic Movement
Jonathan Freedman

Dictionary of Architects, Artisans, Artists, and Manufacturers
Catherine Hoover Voorsanger

Selected Bibliography
Photograph Credits


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