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Making Sculpture From Scrap Metal

Author : Peter Parkinson
ISBN : 9781785000225
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 47.35 MB
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Transforming unlikely pieces of scrap metal into significant works of art - giving new life to things we throw away - is an accessible, creative and fulfilling activity. This book describes and illustrates the concerns and techniques involved in making this kind of sculpture, looking behind the work at the richness and diversity of an area of sculpture that deserves to be far better known. Topics covered include the role and purpose of sculpture, the particular qualities of sculpture made from scrap metal and the practical processes involved in its making. It also covers sources of scrap metal, identifying metals, reviewing metalworking techniques, creative approaches, different types of sculpture, and the making, finishing and installation of pieces of sculpture. This book will be of great interest to blacksmiths, sculptors and metalworkers and is beautifully illustrated with 108 colour photographs from work by professional sculptors and students, showcasing a range of different approaches.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author : Carol Crown
ISBN : 9781469607993
Genre : Reference
File Size : 50.7 MB
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Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores the many forms of aesthetic expression that have characterized southern folk art, including the work of self-taught artists, as well as the South's complex relationship to national patterns of folk art collecting. Fifty-two thematic essays examine subjects ranging from colonial portraiture, Moravian material culture, and southern folk pottery to the South's rich quilt-making traditions, memory painting, and African American vernacular art, and 211 topical essays include profiles of major folk and self-taught artists in the region.
Category: Reference

A Dictionary Of Modern And Contemporary Art

Author : Ian Chilvers
ISBN : 9780199239658
Genre : Art
File Size : 80.77 MB
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This unique and authoritative reference work contains more than 2,000 clear and concise entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art. Its impressive range of terms includes movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools, and galleries. There are biographical entriesfor artists worldwide from the beginning of the 20th century through to the beginning of the 21st, from the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto to the French sculptor Jacques Zwobada. With international coverage, indications of public collections and publicly sited works, and in-depth entries for keytopics (for example, Cubism and abstract art), this dictionary is a fascinating and thorough guide for anyone with an interest in modern and contemporary culture, amateur or professional.Formerly the Dictionary of 20th Century Art, the text has been completely revised and updated for this major new edition. 300 entries have been added and it now contains entries on photography in modern art. With emphasis on recent art and artists, for example Damien Hirst, it has an exceptionallystrong coverage of art from the 1960s, which makes it particularly ideal for contemporary art enthusiasts. Further reading is provided at entry level to assist those wishing to know more about a particular subject. In addition, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which areaccessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Modern Art companion website.The perfect companion for the desk, bedside table, or gallery visits, A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art is an essential A-Z reference work for art students, artists, and art lovers.
Category: Art

Images Of Metal

Author : Elizabeth Deane Rankin
ISBN : UOM:39015061429596
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 74.90 MB
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Category: Architecture

Jean Tinguely

Author : Pontus Hultén
ISBN : UOM:39076000416334
Genre : Art
File Size : 38.73 MB
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Traces the life of the controversial French artist, looks at his mechanical sculptures and fountains, and discusses the themes of his work
Category: Art

Sculpture From The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery

Author : Karen O. Janovy
ISBN : 9780803276291
Genre : Art
File Size : 56.20 MB
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"All of the 90 pieces selected from more than 350 works in the collection are presented here in full color, each accompanied by a brief discussion of the artist and his or her work by leading scholars in the field as well as authorities on the collection. The essays examine the works of sculptors represented in the Sheldon's collection, including Barlach, Brancusi, Calder, Duchamp, Moore, and Rodin, and present a concise yet comprehensive overview of pertinent scholarship that will be of value to both students and experts in the field."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Art

Albright Knox Art Gallery

Author : Albright Knox Art Gallery
ISBN : UOM:39015015823951
Genre : Art
File Size : 32.61 MB
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A World History Of Art

Author : Hugh Honour
ISBN : 1856694518
Genre : Art
File Size : 61.11 MB
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Expanded to include the latest discoveries in prehistoric art as well as the most recent developments in non-Western and modern art, this is an up-to-date and wide ranging history of art.
Category: Art