Men Without Guns; The Abbott Collection of Paintings of Army Medicine
by DeWitt MacKenzie
Artwork, some realistic, some impressionistic, some drawings, some paintings, all done from life -- these form a tribute to the US Army's medical services during the Second World War. This book preserves the memory of a large group of men and women who worked hard so that others might live. It also pays respect to the men who fell into the meat grinder that is war. This book can be quite moving, and is recommended
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by Kenneth D. Keele, Jane Roberts - Metropolitan Museum of Art
These drawings of the human body by Leonardo are based on the artist's own anatomical dissections and show his evolving understanding of physiology. The drawings demonstrate Leonardo's progress from technical mastery to consummate draftsmanship.
by Charles Maginnis - Project Gutenberg
If you want to use a pen to draw, this book is very instructional, and the author takes the time to illustrate the ideas, and to elaborate on them in a way that is rarely done in modern writing. The author was a proponent of Gothic architecture.
by Diane Waldman - Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Displaying variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, etc.
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This book contains new illustrations and interesting notes and explanations to help students through the process of drawing. This classic retains its relevance some 150 years after its first appearance and should be on every artist's bookshelf.