How to Look At Everything

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Harry N. Abrams, Mar 1, 2000 - Photography - 144 pages
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By simply learning how to look at the world around us more creatively we can experience life more fully, David Finn assures us. In this newest title in Abrams' popular "How to Look at..". series, the acclaimed photographer reveals -- in a charming, intimate, conversational text and evocative photographs -- how to develop an enriched way of seeing.

Writing on such themes as "the mind's eye", "the gift of light", and "forms that shape our lives", Finn, who has authored three previous titles in the "How to Look at..". series, implores readers to experience the world visually with sensitivity, imagination, and passion. He shares his own personal view of how to enjoy more intensely the pleasures that make life truly worth living: beautiful sights, fascinating objects, shared experiences, and warm companionship.

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Finn, who previously wrote How To Look at Photographs and How To Look at Sculpture, has broadened his scope in this delightful and personable book, which could well be used as a textbook for an art ... Read full review

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David Finn is a sculptor. He's had numerous solo exhibitions in New York, London, Milan, and Hong Kong. Finn is the recipient of fellowship grants from the Bemis Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, North Carolina Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Finn has taught sculpture at Wake Forest University since 1987 and is the Rubin Fellow in the Arts.

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