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Why a painting is like a pizza : a guide to understanding and enjoying modern art, Nancy G. Heller

Label
Why a painting is like a pizza : a guide to understanding and enjoying modern art
Title
Why a painting is like a pizza
Title remainder
a guide to understanding and enjoying modern art
Statement of responsibility
Nancy G. Heller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Comparing modern art not only to pizzas but also to traditional and childrenUs art, a professor of art history shows readers how people can refine analytical tools they already possess to understand and enjoy even the most unfamiliar paintings and sculptures. 49 color illustrations. 40 halftones
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
759.06
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6490
LC item number
.H42 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
N 6490 H42 2002
Label
Why a painting is like a pizza : a guide to understanding and enjoying modern art, Nancy G. Heller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exactly what is "abstract" art? -- Why is a painting like a pizza? -- Making aesthetic decisions in art and in daily life -- Paintings that people love to hate -- Bending -- and breaking -- the rules -- New materials, new rules -- Art invades life, and vice versa -- The emotional impact of (some) abstract art -- Commonsense answers to some of the questions most often asked about modern art
Control code
ocm49225942
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780691090528
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002022725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)49225942
Label
Why a painting is like a pizza : a guide to understanding and enjoying modern art, Nancy G. Heller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exactly what is "abstract" art? -- Why is a painting like a pizza? -- Making aesthetic decisions in art and in daily life -- Paintings that people love to hate -- Bending -- and breaking -- the rules -- New materials, new rules -- Art invades life, and vice versa -- The emotional impact of (some) abstract art -- Commonsense answers to some of the questions most often asked about modern art
Control code
ocm49225942
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780691090528
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002022725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)49225942

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