REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. American Art discusses the evolution of art in America from the Colonial Period to the 20th Century. The book covers the different art styles during the Colonial Georgian, Federal, and Republican Periods, and reviews the Golden Age of Painting in the 19th Century. It also includes illustrations and photos of architecture, paintings and sculptures from the constantly changing artistry in American history.Research and Education Association Staff is the author of 'American Art Essentials' with ISBN 9780878912582 and ISBN 0878912584.