The Craftsman; An Illustrated Monthly Magazine in the Interest of Better Art, Better Work, and a Better and More Reasonable Way of Living Volume 14-15

The Craftsman; An Illustrated Monthly Magazine in the Interest of Better Art, Better Work, and a Better and More Reasonable Way of Living Volume 14-15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...a sculptor whom other sculptors approve. And artists' a proval is seldom moved by the romantic origin of a genius. The fayman makes much outcry over such-matters, but the artist or the critic looks only at the production. If it is great, if it even hold promise of greatness, he is the first to acclaim it. But he is aggravatingly indifferent to the age, sex or previous condition of the producer. One point more about Crunelle's work: it is analytical, it is selective, not imitative. He em hasizes the essential characteristics of a slender, growing creature; Ifie does not present a literal copy of one particular boy; therefore, as Lorado Taft once put it, "his figures are interpretations, not casts, not a sort of plaster taxidermy." In the man himself there is a freshness, a timidity as of a gentle woodland creature; something that means eternal youth. Although he has been a father for a dozen years, he still looks a boy; he will always be a boy at heart. Perha s that has a share in his ability to understand youth. "Except ye gecome as little children, .. " EDUCATION: EXHIBITS AT THIRD INTERNATIONAL ART CONGRESS IN LONDON FULL OF SUGGESTION TO AMERICANS: BY ERNEST A. BATCHELDER ' e 'HE third International Art Congress for the development of drawing and art teaching and their application to industrial work was held in London from August third to eighth inclusive. The purpose of the Congress was to offer a comparative exhibition of the work that is being done in art education in various countries and to discuss organization and methods of instruction. The exhibition comprised work from elementary and secondary schools, schools of professional training and schools of industrial and advanced art...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839706
  • 9781236839701