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Contemporary art in the light of history

Author: Erwin Rosenthal; Lance Esplund; Julia V Rosenthal
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rosenthal connects the objectivity, purity and depersonalization - the Cartesian spirit - of Fra Angelico to analogous aspects in Piero della Francesca, Raphael, Poussin, Cezanne, Mondrian, and the Op Art movement. Paying close attention, for example, to the Op Artist Bridget Riley, he aligns her and other contemporary artists' work with the perceptually based science and art of Leonardo, the philosophy of Blaise  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Rosenthal; Lance Esplund; Julia V Rosenthal
ISBN: 9781611457551 1611457556
OCLC Number: 816029731
Description: 100 pages : [xxv] pages of plates, illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Contemporary art in the light of history --
Art and technology --
Art theories and manifestos, old and new.
Responsibility: by Erwin Rosenthal ; Introduction by Lance Esplund ; a biographical note by Julia Rosenthal.

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