In his Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, the Russian-born American painter Ben Shahn sets down his personal views of the relationship of the. The Shape of Content has ratings and 25 reviews. the Russian-born American painter Ben Shahn sets down his personal views of the relationship of the. Get this from a library! The shape of content. [Ben Shahn] — “Mr. Shahn sets forth his views on both the practice and the purposes of art with a clarity, cogency.
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The shape of content.
Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Art History Art History: The Shape of Content. Description In his Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, the Russian-born American painter Ben Shahn sets down his personal views of the relationship of the artist-painter, writer, composer-to his material, his craft, and his society. He talks of the creation of the work of art, the importance of the community, the problem of communication, and the critical theories governing the artist and his audience.
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THE SHAPE OF CONTENT by Ben Shahn | Kirkus Reviews
Review quote The book is the clearest, most forceful statement on art by an artist of our time that I have read. Virginia Quarterly Review A remarkably interesting book, which puts the reader in rewarding contact with a questing mind and a humane spirit. Shahn “sets forth his views on both the practice and the purposes conhent art with a clarity, cogency, and incisiveness that any professional writer might envy, and he manages to interweave with this a good deal of interesting material about his own development as an artist, as well as a running thhe of his opinions on contemporary painting in general New Yorker In this brilliant book, which brings the many talents of Ben Shahn The first half of the book consists of four exquisitely written essays by Kao, Katzman, and Webster, beautifuly illustrated with superb reproductions of Shahn’s photographs and related materials, including detailed notes.
The second half is an exhibition catalog with a wealth of quality reproductions of his paintings and photographs.
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