Elements of Modern Painting
by Thomas M. Messer
Publisher: Solomon Guggenheim Foundation 1962
Number of pages: 38
Messer dissects the elements of modern painting for an uninformed audience by describing five basic tenants of modern painting: representation, expression, decoration, construction, and fantasy. The intended audience consists of museum visitors who find themselves unprepared for a confrontation with the new language of contemporary art.
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by Agnes Ethel Conway, Sir Martin Conway - A. & C. Black
This is an illustrated book of Fine Art for children. It is full of works of famous painters: the Van Eycks, Sandro Botticelli, Raphael, Giorgione, Tintoret, Holbein, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Velasquez, Reynolds, Turner, etc.
by S. S. Van Dine - Dodd, Mead
This book inquires into the function of all great art, and defines those elements which make for genuine worth. It explains both the basic and superficial differences between ancient and modern art and points out the superiority of the new methods.
Mahmoud Farshchian is a world renowned master of Persian painting and miniatures. He is the most prominent modernizer of the field of miniatures, an art form which was first established in Ancient Persia and later spread to other countries.
by Arthur Upham Pope - Harvard university press
This pamphlet has been written primarily for the needs of the students in the courses in drawing and painting in Harvard University and Radcliffe College; but as an elementary statement of the theory of tone relations, it may be of use to others.