Art And Artist

Author: Otto Rank
Editor: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393305746
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Explores the human urge to create, in terms of art, religion, mythology, and social institutions, and seeks to understand the relationship of art to the individual and to society

Rodin On Art And Artists

Author: Auguste Rodin
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156788
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In an intimate talk with his protégé, the sculptor offers candid, wide-ranging comments on the meaning of art; other famed artists; the relation of sculpture to poetry, painting, and music; more. 76 illustrations.

African American Art And Artists

Author: Samella S. Lewis
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520239357
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Examines the lives and works of African American artists from the eighteenth century to the present, with biographical and critical text and illustrated examples of their work.

Art And Artists Of Rajasthan

Author: Rādhākr̥shṇa Vaśishṭha
Editor: Abhinav Publications
ISBN: 9788170172840
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Art And Artists In Connecticut

Author: Harry Willard French
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Art And Artist

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Editor: Univ of California Press
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The Oxford Dictionary Of Art And Artists

Author: Ian Chilvers
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191024171
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Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. It also includes biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, with places and full dates of birth and death (in many instances correcting misinformation that has found its way into other sources). For this new edition, entries have been thoroughly revised and updated, and more than fifty new entries have been added, for example Tracey Emin and Jack Vettriano. Browsers and readers with an interest in a particular area will benefit from the classified list of all the entries in the book - an invaluable innovation that makes it easy to see immediately which collectors, for example, or 18th-century French artists, or printmaking terms, are included in the dictionary. Written in an engaging manner with many entries enlivened by quotations from artists and critics, this dictionary is a pleasure to browse, whilst its A-Z structure and classified list makes it perfect for quick reference. Previously entitled The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, this major new edition is essential for students and teachers of art, design, art theory, and art history, and it is ideal for artists, visitors to art exhibitions and galleries, and anyone with an interest in art.

Art And Artists On Screen

Author: John Albert Walker
Editor: John Albert Walker
ISBN: 0954570251
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Africa S Contemporary Art And Artists

Author: Evelyn S. Brown
Editor: New York, Harmon Foundation
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On Art And Artists An Anthology Of Diderot S Aesthetic Thought

Author: Denis Diderot
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400700628
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Chance ordained that Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was not only a philosopher, playwright and writer, but also a salonnier. In other words, an art critic. In 1759, his friend Grimm entrusted him with a project that forced him to acquire "thoughtful notions concerning painting and sculpture" and to refine "art terms, so familiar in his words yet so vague in his mind". Diderot wrote artistic reviews of exhibitions – Salons – that were organized bi-annually at the Louvre by the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. These reviews, published in the Correspondence Littéraire, were Diderot’s unique contribution to art criticism in France. He fulfilled his task of salonnier on nine occasions, despite occasional dips in his enthusiasm and self-confidence. Compiled and presented by Jean Szenec, this anthology helps the contemporary reader to familiarize himself with Diderot’s aesthetic thought in all its greatness. It includes eight illustrations and is followed by texts from Jean Starobinski, Michel Delon, and Arthur Cohen. ‘On Art and Artists’ is translated by John Glaus, professor of French and an amateur expert of the XVIIIth century.