The Sculptural Idea

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Waveland Press, 2004 - Art - 282 pages
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"The Fourth Edition of James Kelly's highly regarded text provides a wide-ranging discussion of the myriad approaches to contemporary sculpture illustrated with relevant, timely examples. The author highlights the growth and vitality of sculpture as a vehicle of and for ideas by exploring the diverse, complex, sometimes confusing sculptural involvements of the past several decades. The presentation covers history, evolution, basic tenets and principles, new technologies, extension of concepts, and experimentation, accompanied by abundant photographic images."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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The Evolution of Forms
The Search for Form of Consequence
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About the author (2004)

James Kelly received his BS from CalTech in 1977 and his PhD from MIT in 1981. He was an Oppenheimer Fellow at Los Alamos before joining the faculty of the University of Maryland in 1984, where he is currently a Professor. His research is primarily in experimental nuclear physics, where he is expert in data analysis and simulation, but he also often performs the calculations required to test theoretical models. His most recent topic is the electromagnetic structure of the nucleon and its low-lying excited states.

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