The Life of Forms in Art

Focillon, Henri

Published by George Wittenborn, Inc., 1966
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Copy has rubbing, very slight knick on lower front corner tip. Firm cover. Originally publilshed in Paris in 1934, this is the second edition of English translation, revised and enlarged. Indepth study into the nature of forms in art. The world of form: form, image and sign, the deceptive dualism of form, two methods of iconography, the life of forms in language and art. Forms in the realm of space: space as defined by form, space of ornament and its variation, hybrids, motion in an imaginary space. Forms in the realm of matter: matter as structure and as activity, principle of the formal vocation, substances of nature and art, etc. Forms in the realm of the mind: the identity of the world of forms in space and in the mind, technique of the mind is a formal one, technique always takes form, technique is not only the life of images, memories, ideas, and sentiments; it is space, matter, and touch. In praise of hands. Illustrated with 19 b/w art reproductions. 94/ivpp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Life of Forms in Art
Publisher: George Wittenborn, Inc.
Publication Date: 1966
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: Revised

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