skip to content
Romanesque architectural sculpture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Romanesque architectural sculpture

Author: Meyer Schapiro; Linda Seidel
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Series: Charles Eliot Norton lectures.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Meyer Schapiro (1904-96), renowned for his critical essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century painting, also played a decisive role as a young scholar in defining the style of art and architecture known as Romanesque. And, appropriately, when he was invited to deliver the prestigious Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard, he chose Romanesque architectural sculpture as his topic. These lectures languished
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meyer Schapiro; Linda Seidel
ISBN: 0226750639 9780226750637
OCLC Number: 64486685
Description: 1, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The rebirth of monumental sculpture in the West: disappearance and rebirth --
Field, figure, and frame (i) --
Field, figure, and frame (ii) --
The programs of imagery (i): themes of action and themes of state --
The programs of imagery (ii): tradition, new reality, and nature --
The human figure --
Animal imagery in Romanesque sculpture.
Series Title: Charles Eliot Norton lectures.
Responsibility: Meyer Schapiro ; edited with an introduction by Linda Seidel.
More information:

Abstract:

Meyer Schapiro (1904-96), renowned for his critical essays on 19th and 20th century painting, also played a decisive role as a young scholar in defining the style of art and architecture known as  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The Schapiro lectures engage the reasder in an intimate and straightforward manner. . . . A rare glimpse into Schapiro's complex thought process. . . . Schapiro was unique, ahead of his time, and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/64486685>
library:oclcnum"64486685"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description""In editing the lectures, Seidel closely followed the recordings of the originals. Sentences are rendered as Schapiro spoke them, affording readers a unique opportunity to experience the legendary teacher as he rarely appears in print: forming his thoughts spontaneously, interrupting himself to develop related ideas, and responding to the audience's interests by introducing humorous asides. Nonetheless, these lectures are carefully constructed, demonstrating Schapiro's commitment to the originality and value of artistic production and affirming his lifelong belief in artists' engagement with their cultures. Amply illustrated with many key works and augmented with Seidel's introduction, this volume will delight students and scholars of art history."--BOOK JACKET."@en
schema:description"The rebirth of monumental sculpture in the West: disappearance and rebirth -- Field, figure, and frame (i) -- Field, figure, and frame (ii) -- The programs of imagery (i): themes of action and themes of state -- The programs of imagery (ii): tradition, new reality, and nature -- The human figure -- Animal imagery in Romanesque sculpture."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/117987086>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"Romanesque architectural sculpture"@en
schema:numberOfPages"227"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/64486685>
schema:reviewBody""Meyer Schapiro (1904-96), renowned for his critical essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century painting, also played a decisive role as a young scholar in defining the style of art and architecture known as Romanesque. And, appropriately, when he was invited to deliver the prestigious Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard, he chose Romanesque architectural sculpture as his topic. These lectures languished unpublished for decades. Linda Seidel has expertly transcribed and edited them, presenting them for the first time to an audience beyond the lecture hall."."
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA671746>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.