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Great works of art and what makes them great.

Author: F W Ruckstull; Theo B Hyslop
Publisher: New York, New York : Garden City Pub., 1925. ©1925
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book of combat, in which little quarter will be given to certain tendencies in the art world and the pessimistic cynicism and childish hypocrisy by which they are pushed forward. Ruckstull makes his point with 175 illustrations from the art world.
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Ruckstull, F.W. (Fred Wellington), 1853-1942.
Great works of art and what makes them great.
New York, : Garden City Pub., 1925
(OCoLC)608630230
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F W Ruckstull; Theo B Hyslop
OCLC Number: 2395224
Notes: Appendix: Post-illusionism and art in the insane, by Theo B. Hyslop.
Includes index.
Description: 552 pages [128] pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: What is art? --
What is art? --
What is beauty? Style and manner in art --
Abstraction vs. representation --
Conception in art --
Composition in art --
Expression in art --
Drawing in art --
Color in art --
Technique in art --
Analysis of works of art --
"Deformation of form" a social menace --
The Gospel of ugliness, according to Mephistopheles --
Independence in art --
Examples of noble works of art by Americans.
Responsibility: F.W. Ruckstull . 175 illustrations.

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This is a book of combat, in which little quarter will be given to certain tendencies in the art world and the pessimistic cynicism and childish hypocrisy by which they are pushed forward. Ruckstull makes his point with 175 illustrations from the art world.

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