The Shape of Content

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

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Review: The Shape of Content

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

Review: The Shape of Content (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1956-1957) (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - Andrew Martin - Goodreads

As much love as I have for Ben Shahn Farewell to New York Handball. Shape of Content does not have 1.0 books worth of ideas, length adjusted. The last essay, "Education of an Artist," has some choice ... 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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