The Shape of Content

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Harvard University Press, 1957 - Design - 131 pages
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A modern painter discusses meaning and form in contemporary painting and offers advice to aspiring artists.
  

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I first read "The Shape of Content" as an undergraduate painting student when I was reading everything about art and artmaking that I could get my hands on, trying to figure out what (and why, and how ... Read full review

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User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

Books of essays are tricky to rate. Sometimes it got a bit dull, other times it was very passionate and star- or underline-worthy. I did enjoy it, though, and am pleased to have just stumbled across it. I ought to read more books about art. Read full review

Contents

Artists in Colleges
1
The Biography of a Painting 2
25
The Shape of Content
53
On Nonconformity
73
Modern Evaluations
92
The Education of an Artist
111
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