The Elements of Sculpture

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Phaidon Press, Oct 13, 2014 - Art - 192 pages

The ultimate viewer’s guide to experiencing art in three dimensions, featuring classical Greek sculpture and Baroque marble carvings alongside works by Rodin, Duchamp, and Felix Gonzalez‐Torres.

In The Elements of Sculpture, author Herbert George – a sculptor, renowned educator, and Getty Museum fellow – provides readers with a new vocabulary for viewing and discussing this versatile art form.

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About the author (2014)

Herbert George is a sculptor and retired teacher. As a sculptor, his work has received support and recognition from the New York State Council on the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. In the 1970s he founded TRACKS: A Journal of Artists’ Writings and taught the history of sculpture at Cooper Union in New York. In 1985, he moved to the University of Chicago where he taught undergraduate and graduate sculpture. He retired from teaching in 2006, and was awarded a Getty Museum Fellowship in 2007.

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