Masterpieces of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by Barbara Burn
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2006
Number of pages: 320
Housing one of the finest and most comprehensive collections in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a living encyclopedia of art. Insightful text opens each section and provides historical and cultural background, while in-depth commentary accompanies each featured work.
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by Ernest Govett - G. P. Putnam's Sons
Contents: Classification of the Fine Arts; Law of Recognition in the Associated Arts; Law of General Assent; Limitations of the Associated Arts; Degrees of Beauty in the Painter's Art; Expression; Landscape; Still-life; Secondary Art; Colour; etc.
by Hans van Maanen - Amsterdam University Press
This study brings together the organisational side of the world of arts and the understanding of the many functions art fulfills in our culture. The author establishes how the organisation of art worlds serves the functioning of the arts in society.
by Carol McD. Wallace, et al. - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The authors of this book take readers into the world of dance and performing. The book surveys the history of dance, examines the development of ball gowns and other dancing costumes, and discusses the depiction of dance in art.
by Alfred Downing Fripp, Ralph Thompson - Seeley
Concise guide to rendering the human body in art. Illustrations and cross-sections give readers examples of human skeletal and muscular substructures and details of individual body parts, to enable precise visual recreation of human form and motion.