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The elements of sculpture : a viewer's guide

Author: Herbert George
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compelling and jargon-free, The Elements of Sculpture discovers and isolates the attributes - from the most physical to the most ephemeral - that make up an essential three-dimensional visual language; the very elements that form the tools sculptors use to create their art: Material, Place, Surface, Edge, Texture, Colour, Scale, Mass, Centre of Gravity, Volume, Space, Movement, Light and Memory. By teaching us how  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert George
ISBN: 9780714867410 0714867411
OCLC Number: 887934014
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The object. Material ; Place --
Characteristics. Surface ; Edge ; Texture ; Colour ; Scale --
Physicality. Mass ; Centre of gravity --
Expanding the core. Volume ; Space --
Challenging solidity. Movement ; Light --
The effect of past experience. Memory --
After the elements of sculpture --
Further Reading --
Index of Artists --
Picture Credits --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Herbert George.
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