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The elements of sculpture : a viewer's guide /

by George, Herbert [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780714867410 (hardback); 0714867411 (hardback).Subject(s): Sculpture | Sculpture -- Appreciation
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: The Object -- Material -- Place -- Characteristics -- Surface -- Edge -- Texture -- Colour -- Scale -- Physicality -- Mass -- Centre of Gravity -- Expanding the Core -- Volume -- Space -- Challenging Solidity -- Movement -- Light -- The Effect of Past Experience -- Memory -- After the Elements of Sculpture.
Summary: The Elements of Sculpture is the essential viewer's guide to experiencing sculpture. Richly illustrated with colour photographs of artworks both modern and classical and written by a sculptor and teacher with lifelong experience, it arms the reader with the tools and vocabulary with which to view a vast range of sculptures. Insightful and thought-provoking, it is accessible to the widest audience, both as a primer for students and for general readers, it provides a new way of looking at, experiencing and discussing the art of crafting in three dimensions. List(s) this item appears in: Sculpture 1
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: The Object -- Material -- Place -- Characteristics -- Surface -- Edge -- Texture -- Colour -- Scale -- Physicality -- Mass -- Centre of Gravity -- Expanding the Core -- Volume -- Space -- Challenging Solidity -- Movement -- Light -- The Effect of Past Experience -- Memory -- After the Elements of Sculpture.

The Elements of Sculpture is the essential viewer's guide to experiencing sculpture. Richly illustrated with colour photographs of artworks both modern and classical and written by a sculptor and teacher with lifelong experience, it arms the reader with the tools and vocabulary with which to view a vast range of sculptures. Insightful and thought-provoking, it is accessible to the widest audience, both as a primer for students and for general readers, it provides a new way of looking at, experiencing and discussing the art of crafting in three dimensions.

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