Twentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generations
by Diane Waldman
Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 1976
Number of pages: 128
Published in 1976, this survey of American drawing functions almost as a retrospective for the nation. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Roy Lichtenstein, among many others. Displaying extreme variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression.
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by Henry Blackburn - W. H. Allen & Co.
The object of 'The Art of Illustration' is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called 'process', on which so many artists are now engaged.
by Harold Speed - Seeley, Service & Co.
Classic approach to the dynamics of drawing by brilliant teacher with insights and practical advice on line drawing, mass drawing, visual memory, materials and much more. 93 plates and diagrams reinforce Speed's clear presentation.
by Cooper, Maurice - Dodd, Mead and Company
While the impulse to satirize public men in picture is probably as old as satiric verse, the political cartoon, as an effective agent in molding public opinion, is essentially a product of modern conditions. Its success depends upon its timeliness.
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.