" Covering topics from the natural to the historical and beyond, the Smithsonian Q & A books are essential for any family reference shelf. Questions and answers are authoritative and accessible. Full-color illustrations and the Q & A format enable users to learn all about their favorite creatures and subjects. SMITHSONIAN Q & A: AMERICAN ART will cover the history of American art and artists from the eighteenth century to the present. The book will encompass the visual arts, including painting, photography, and sculpture, and will feature prominent movements as well as artists from a variety of backgrounds. ""Wright, Tricia is the author of 'Smithsonian Q & A:American Art & Artists The Ultimate Question & Answer Book', published 2007 under ISBN 9780060891244 and ISBN 0060891246.