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    Alloway, Lawrence. American Pop Art. New York: Whitney Museum of Art, 1974.

    Brown, Milton W. American Painting from the Armory Show to the Depression. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1955.

    Cassidy, Donna M. Painting the Musical City: Jazz and Cultural Identity in American Art, 1910-1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.

    Corn, Wanda M. The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

    Dijkstra, Bram. Cubism, Stieglitz, and the Early Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Princeton University Press, 1969.

    Gibson, Ann. Abstract Expressionism: Other Politics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

    Greenough, Sarah. Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2001.

    Guilbaut, Serge. How New York Stole the Idea of Modernism: Abstract Expressionism, Freedom and the Cold War, trans. Arthur Goldhammer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

    Haskell, Barbara. The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-1950. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with W.W. Norton, 1999.

    Hine, Thomas. Populuxe. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.

    Homer, William Innes. Alfred Stieglitz and the American Avant-Garde. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977.

    Lane, John R. and Susan C. Larsen. Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, 1927-1944. Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1983.

    Leja, Michael. Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

    Madoff, Henry, ed. Pop Art: A Critical History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

    Mecklenburg, Virginia M. The Patricia and Phillip Frost Collection. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Museum of American Art, 1989.

    Perry, Regenia A. Free Within Ourselves: African-American Artists in the Collection of the National Museum of American Art. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, in association with Pomegranate Artbooks, San Francisco, 1992.

    Phillips, Lisa. The American Century: Art and Culture, 1950-2000. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with W.W. Norton, 1999.

    Porter, James A. Modern Negro Art. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1992, reprint of 1943 edition.

    Powell, Richard J., et al. Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

    Sandler, Irving. The New York School: The Painters and Sculptors of the Fifties. New York: Harper and Row, 1978.

    Sandler, Irving. The Triumph of America: A History of Abstract Expressionism. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1970.

    Stebbins, Theodore E., Jr., and Carol Troyen. The Lane Collection: 20th-Century Paintings in the American Tradition. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1983.

    Steinberg, Leo. Other Criteria: Confrontations with Twentieth-Century Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.

    Strickler, Susan E. and Elaine D. Gustafson. The Second Wave: American Abstraction of the 1930s and 1940s. Worcester: Worcester Art Museum, 1991.

    Tashjian, Dickran. Skyscraper Primitives: Dada and the American Avant-Garde, 1910-1925. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1975.

    Tichi, Cecilia. Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Culture in Modernist America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

    Tuchman, Maurice. The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting, 1890-1985. New York: Abbeville Press. 1986.

    Varnedoe, Kirk, and Adam Gopnik. High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture. New York: Museum of Modern Art, distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1990.

    Wilson, Richard Guy, et al. The Machine Age in America, 1918-1941. New York: The Brooklyn Museum in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1986.

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