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Andy Warhol, 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection
Andy Warhol, 365 Takes
The Andy Warhol Museum Collection
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810943298
Presents a fascinating collection of paintings, ephemera, and personal memorabilia from the collection of Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum, accompanied by commentaries from members of the museum staff and quotes from the artist's own writings.
Concerning the Spiritual in Art
Concerning the Spiritual in Art
Paperback      ISBN: 0486234118
Pioneering work by the great modernist painter, considered by many to be the father of abstract art and a leader in the movement to free art from traditional bonds. 12 illustrations.
The Good Guide: A Sourcebook for Interpreters, Docents, and Tour Guides
The Good Guide
A Sourcebook for Interpreters, Docents, and Tour Guides
Paperback      ISBN: 0932541003
The Transfiguration of the Commonplace
The Transfiguration of the Commonplace
Paperback      ISBN: 0674903463
Mr. Danto argues that recent developments in the artworld, in particular the production of works of art that cannot be told from ordinary things, make urgent the need for a new theory of art and make plain the factors such a theory can and cannot involve. In the course of constructing such a theory, he seeks to demonstrate the relationship between philosophy and art, as well as the connections that hold between art and social institutions and art history. The book distinguishes what belongs to artistic theory from what has traditionally been confused with it, namely aesthetic theory and offers as well a systematic account of metaphor, expression, and style, together with an original account 0f artistic representation. A wealth of examples, drawn especially from recent and contemporary art, illuminate the argument.
Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ
Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ
Hardcover      ISBN: 0875160417
Rodin: Sculpture & Drawings
Rodin
Sculpture & Drawings
Paperback      ISBN: 0300038321
Traces the development of the artistic techniques and subjects of Auguste Rodin and examines the cross-fertilization between his drawing and sculpture
The Quiet Eye: A Way of Looking at Pictures
The Quiet Eye
A Way of Looking at Pictures
Hardcover      ISBN: 0895266385
The Quiet Eye is a book of great charm, imbued with a love and understanding of art that speaks directly to the heart. The thirty-three pictures selected by the American sculptress Sylvia Shaw Judson cover a wide spectrum of subjects and styles, from the seventh century to the modern day. They include works by artists ranging from Durer and Brueghel to Rousseau and Klee, pottery and sculpture from ancient Greece, Oriental scrolls and wall paintings, and are accompanied by quotations from Plato and Shakespeare to Wordsworth and Walt Whitman. In making her choice, Sylvia Judson's intention was "to communicate a sense of affirmation, of wonder, of trust. This is a spirit alien to much of the art of our insecure time, but one which I am confident will some day return." The Quiet Eye was first published as a large format art book in 1954, when it won immediate acclaim. The 1982 edition features a more convenient size and some color images that were originally published in black and white.
Monet in the 90s: The Series Paintings
Monet in the 90s
The Series Paintings
Hardcover      ISBN: 0300046596
Living Materials: A Sculptor's Handbook
Living Materials
A Sculptor's Handbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0520064526
Covers clay, plaster building, mold-making, cement, stone carving, wood, plastic, metals, welding, bronze casting, and sand casting
The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting With Notes on Their Techniques of the Old Masters
The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting With Notes on Their Techniques of the Old Masters
Paperback      ISBN: 015657716x
The methods and materials of the artist are explained thoroughly with an emphasis on craftsmanship