American art, the art of the North American colonies and of the United States. There are separate articles on American architecture, North American Native art, pre-Columbian art and architecture, Mexican art and architecture, Spanish colonial art and architecture, and Canadian art and architecture.
Sections in this article:
- The Twentieth Century
- After the Civil War
- The Colonial Period
- From the Revolution to the Civil War
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