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The shape of content.

Author: Ben Shahn
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957.
Series: Charles Eliot Norton lectures, 1956-1957.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A modern painter discusses meaning and form in contemporary painting and offers advice to aspiring artists.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969.
Shape of content.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957
(OCoLC)643774891
Named Person: Ben Shahn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shahn
ISBN: 0674805658 9780674805651 0674805704 9780674805705
OCLC Number: 512350
Description: 131 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: Artists in college --
The biography of a painting --
The shape of content --
On nonconformity --
Modern evaluations --
The education of an artist.
Series Title: Charles Eliot Norton lectures, 1956-1957.

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The book is the clearest, most forceful statement on art by an artist of our time that I have read. -- Frank Getletin New Republic To find a lucid painter speaking lucidly of art is a thrilling Read more...

 
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