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Marketing modernism to the maitresse de maison : art nouveau and the female consumer
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
family but could also express her individual artistic sensibility. The Art Nouveau movement was primarily aimed at the bourgeois class. Discretionary income allowed the bourgeois the economic freedom to express their modernity through consumption...
The Chinese scholar's garden in France : Moulin Joli in Claude-Henri Watelet's Essai sur les jardins
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
was the economic, political, and financial problems in France, which made many within the educated classes open to these ideas. Poetry and literature interjected a cultural vision in both Moulin Joli and the Scholar's garden. Moulin Joli conveyed Enlightenment...
The postmaster's porcelain : collecting European decorative art in middle America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
. Saarinen, an art critic for The New York Times, narrates the lives of men who built the physical, economic, and political infrastructure of the United States, women whose names now adorn major American museums, and the world travelers who brought the work...