The origins of form in art [by] Herbert Read.

[1st American ed.].. New York, Horizon Press [1965] .

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Subjects Aesthetics.
Art -- Philosophy.
Description 207 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197).
Also issued online.
Summary In nine essays the author explores the meaning of artistic symbols from prehistory to the present day.
Contents Originality -- Beauty and ugliness -- The origins of form in the plastic arts -- Informality -- Form in architecture -- The poet and his muse -- The biological significance of art -- High noon and darkest night -- The disintegration of form in modern art.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)507269
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WorldCat Identities Read, Herbert, 1893-1968.
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