Ebooks May 29, 2022 8
It is undoubtedly true that the more one knows about the history of painting in general the greater will be the appreciation of the various excellences which tend to perfection, it is absolutely ridiculous to suppose that only the learned in such matters are capable of deriving enjoyment from...
Ebooks May 27, 2022 4
This book has grown out of lectures to students at the University of Michigan and embodies my effort to express to them the nature and meaning of art.
Ebooks May 24, 2022 4
A history of the fine arts that states correctly what is known and treats their various manifestations with intelligence and in just proportion.
Ebooks May 24, 2022 3
The fine arts are Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Poetry, and Music, and though we could live if none of these existed, yet life would be far from the pleasant experience that it is often made to be through the enjoyment of these arts.
Ebooks May 22, 2022 5
The life of Michelangelo offers one of the most striking examples of the influence that a great man can have on his time. Michelangelo burst like a thunder-storm into the heavy,
Ebooks May 20, 2022 6
This book inquires first into the function and psychology of all great art, and endeavours to define those elements which make for genuine worth in painting. Next it attempts to explain both the basic and superficial differences between ancient and modern art and to point out, as minutely as...
Ebooks May 17, 2022 8
Messer dissects the elements of modern painting for an uninformed audience by describing five basic tenants of modern painting: representation, expression, decoration, construction, and fantasy.
Ebooks May 17, 2022 4
Sarah K. Bolton
Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1890
'Reverence for what is great is a universal feeling...' From the table of contents: Michael Angelo; Leonardo da Vinci; Raphael of Urbino; Titian; Murillo; Rubens; Rembrandt; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Sir Edwin Landseer; Turner.
Ebooks May 16, 2022 3
Angelica Zander Rudenstine
Guggenheim Museum 1981
Selection from the George Costakis collection, an invaluable resource for scholars of art of the avant-garde in Russia. Art historian Angelica Zander Rudenstine's introduction describes.
Ebooks May 15, 2022 3
In this book the author have attempted to give a sketch of the history of sculpture from the beginnings of civilization in Egypt and Babylonia to the present day. He have attempted no detailed criticism. A brief description of the materials and methods employed in sculpture is contained in...