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ARMSTRONG, Tom, Wayne CRAVEN, Norman FEDER, Barbara HASKELL, Rosalind E. KRAUSS, Daniel ROBBINS, and Marcia TUCKER. 200 Years of American Sculpture. (New York) : David R. Godine, Publisher, in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, (1976). First Edition. Pp (8),-336. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, cream cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This volume presents the first major study of the dramatic unfolding of the history of American sculpture . The works of over 140 artists.have been carefully selected from collections across the United States and Europe Europe to reflect the rich diversity of expression achieved in the past 200 years. A group of seven distinguished scholars and curators have contributed stimulating accountsof various periods of development. Remarkable tor the breadth ot critical perception and thinking, these studies explore the multi- dimensions of American sculpture, including a new look at Indian and folk art. The essays are chronologically organized to trace the major phases of growth: nineteenth-century American sculptors' dependence on European models, the transition from modeling to carving technique, and the experiments with non-hgurative torms during the early decades of the twentieth century. [...] Sumptuously illustrated with over 450 black and white photographs and 68 full-color plates, the book is a splendid visualization ot the development and achievements of American sculpture." - from the dj. Contents: Sponsor's introduction by David Rockefeller; Foreword by Tom Armstrong; "Aboriginal art" by NormanFeder; "Images of a Nation in Wood, Marble and Bronze: American Aculpture from 1776 to 1900" by Wayne Craven; "The Innocent Eye: American Folk Sculpture" / Tom Armstrong; "Statues to Sculpture: From the nineties to the thirties" / Daniel Robbins; "Magician's Game: Decades of Transformation, 1930-1950 / Rosalind E. Krauss; "Two Decades of American Sculpture: A Survey" by Barbara Haskell; "Shared Space: Contemporary Sculpture and its Environment" by Marcia Tucker Selected bibliography by Libby W. Seaberg; Artists' biographies and bibliographies by Libby W. Seaberg ; assisted by Cherene Holland.Very good in dustjacket. 60.00
Title: 200 Years of American Sculpture. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Godine, New York, 1976, ISBN:0879231858:
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