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Learning to look : a handbook for the visual arts

Author: Joshua C Taylor
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated beginner's guide to the visual arts examines specific art works, studies expression and construction of art, and discusses creative and technical processes of art.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua C Taylor
ISBN: 0226791521 9780226791524 0226791548 9780226791548
OCLC Number: 6917380
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 173 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: An approach to the visual arts --
An analysis of the work of art --
Color and perspective. Color terminology ; Perspective and the experience of depth in painting --
Some distinctive characteristics within the visual arts. Drawing and painting ; Graphic arts ; Sculpture ; Architecture --
Some materials and techniques of the artist. Drawing ; Painting ; Graphic arts, Sculpture ; Architecture --
The artist and the work of art --
The eye and the mind --Chronological table. A. Chronological table pertaining to the visual arts, literature, and music.
Responsibility: by Joshua C. Taylor.

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An illustrated beginner's guide to the visual arts examines specific art works, studies expression and construction of art, and discusses creative and technical processes of art.
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