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Drawing From Life: The Journal as Art

Door Jennifer New

Categorie
Algemeen Kunst
Boeknummer
#279980
Titel
Drawing From Life: The Journal as Art
Auteur
New, Jennifer
Boektype
Paperback
Uitgeverij
New York, Princeton Architectural Press
Jaar van uitgave
2005
ISBN10
1568984456
ISBN13
9781568984452
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
Who hasn't, at one time or other, kept a journal? The impulse to record our daily lives on paper is nothing if not universal. Still, only a few of us have the discipline to make it past the first few entries, and fewer still manage to create diaries whose insight and visual beauty can inspire anyone but their authors. Drawing from Life: The Journal as Art is an exploration of these exceptionsbooks of obsessive wonder filled to their borders with drawings, sketches, watercolors, graphs, charts, lists, collages, portraits, and photographs.

Jennifer New takes readers on a spirited tour into the private worlds of journal keepersan architect, a traveler, a film director, an archeologist, a cancer patient, a songwriter, a quiltmaker, a gardener, an artist, a cyclist, and a scientist, to name
... (Lees verder)just a fewillustrating a broad range of journaling styles and techniques that in the end show how each of us can go about documenting our everyday lives. Excerpts from journals by such artists as Maira Kalman, Steven Holl, David Byrne, and Mike Figgis give us a peek at how creative souls observe, reflect, and explore.

For those who already keep a journal, Drawing from Life will be an inspiration. For those who have always wanted toor tried and failedit might just be the motivation needed to get past that first week.
Pagina's
191
Conditie
Goed — Book plate stamp on endpaper.
Prijs
€ 10,00

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