|LC Classifications||NB198 .M29 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||57 p. :|
|Number of Pages||57|
|LC Control Number||76376051|
any book that attempts to cover western 20th century art deserves to be reviewed with a large dose of charity -- the task is huge and perhaps impossible. however, this two volume set (one volume in the paperback edition) seems to go out of its way to make things harder than they have to be/5(57). The book has hundreds of B/W photos of the bronzes and much information about the casts. This is an invaluable reference on 19th century French sculpture. A used soft cover book in very good condition. Price $ The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin by John L. Tancock Published by The Philadelphia Museum of Art, pages with over The original edition of this ambitious reference was published in hardcover in , in two oversize volumes (10x13"). This edition combines the two volumes into one; it's paperbound ("flexi-cover"--the paper has a plastic coating), smaller (8x10", and affordable for art book buyers with shallower pockets--none of whom should pass it by. The scope is encyclopedic: half the work (originally the 4/5(7). The essayists are bound by connections in this thrilling account of the history of 20th-century art Kathryn Hughes Sat 20 Apr EDT First published on Sat 20 Apr EDT.
By that criterion, 20th-century art comes out very well in ''The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice,'' even if one or two of the artists mercifully provoke no discussion whatever. On the eve of the new millennium, the Intercollegiate Review published a list of the 50 worst and fifty best books of the 20th century. Although now approaching fifteen years since publication, this list tells us much about our recent historical inheritance, and provides a valuable reminder of the vitality of conservatism and the errors of liberalism. A sculpture's vivid physical presence makes it an ideal form of public art: supreme examples in Western culture being the monumental megaliths at Stonehenge, the classical sculptures of the Parthenon in Athens, the Celtic High Crosses of Ireland, and the 12th/13th century Gothic column statues and reliefs in the cathedrals of Northern France. With sculpture less able to reflect the new trends of modern art during the 19th century, leaving artists like Auguste Rodin () free to pursue a monumentalism derived essentially from Renaissance ideology, and others to celebrate Victorian values in the form of patriotic and historical figures, likewise executed in the grand manner of.
I read The 20th Century Art Book straight through, from Acconci to Zorio, which is perhaps not the best and certainly not the only way to use this brilliantly-conceived reference work, even though I personally enjoyed going through this book page by page, encountering old favorites and artists new to me in a sequence which owed nothing to 4/5(27). Kenneth Goldsmith Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century review – a monumental hymn to the city From sex and the subway to loneliness and gentrification, Goldsmith’s collage of many. Art & Collectibles November 1, The Five Most Valuable First-Edition Books of the 20th Century To help celebrate National Author’s Day, here are the first editions that fetch the highest. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Rosati, James, -- -- Exhibitions. Sculpture, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions. Rosati, James, -- ; View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.