Sculpture : some observations on shape and form from Pygmalion's creative dream (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Sculpture : some observations on shape and form from Pygmalion's creative dream

Author: Johann Gottfried Herder; Jason Gaiger
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herder combines rationalist and empiricist thought with a wide range of sources - from the classics to Norse legend, Shakespeare to the Bible - to illuminate the ways we experience sculpture.
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Named Person: Plastik
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Gottfried Herder; Jason Gaiger
ISBN: 0226327531 9780226327532 0226327558 9780226327556
OCLC Number: 49285446
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: ix, 141 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Plastik.
Responsibility: Johann Gottfried Herder ; edited and translated by Jason Gaiger.
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"Herder on sculpture: "The eye that gathers impressions is no longer the eye that sees a depiction on a surface; it becomes a hand, the ray of light becomes a finger, and the imagination becomes a Read more...

 
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