American Representational Art



The focus of Resource Library and the TFAO Free Online Digital Library is American visual arts, especially American representational art.

American representational art is defined by Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) as art that:

Resource Library's coverage includes decorative arts, drawings, painting, photography, prints and sculpture. Scholarly study of the historical relationship between conceptual and representational art is a further area of interest. Other disciplines within American representational art including architecture, broadcast media, film and digital media are less emphasized by Resource Library.

Resource Library's content timeline spans the pre-Colonial period to the present and covers significant artistic achievement in every state of the Union, while building an interconnected body of knowledge including, but not limited to, the relationships of American artists to their teachers in foreign nations and America, the history of American art centers, schools and ateliers, and the evolution of methods and styles of artistic expression.


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