Adrian Stokes (1902-1972) was a British painter and author whose writings on art have been allowed to go out of print despite their impact on modernism and ongoing acclaim. Tow of his most influential books, "The Quattro Cento" (1932) and "Stones of Rimini" (1934), are brought together in this volume, which includes all their original illustrations. The foreword and introduction place Stokes's works in the context of early 20th-century culture and discuss their structure and relevance to today's experience of art and architecture. The books reproduced here mark a crossroads in the transition from late-Victorian to modernist conceptions of art, especially sculpture and architecture. Stokes continued, even extended, John Ruskin's and Walter Peter's belief that art is essential to the individual's proper psychological development, but wove their teaching into a new aesthetic shaped by his analysis with Melanie Klein and recent innovations in literature, dance and the visual arts.
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Descrizione libro Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2002. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP82454268
Descrizione libro Ashgate Publishing, 2002. Large Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. All proceeds go to the charity SOL (Services for Open Learning) - an educational charity (registered charity number: 1019182). Please feel free to ask us any questions. Codice libro della libreria 901355
Descrizione libro 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. 2002 Ashgate Publishing paperback edition. A nice copy in very good condition. Codice libro della libreria 7Z-FJUR-MJ2S
Descrizione libro Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Codice libro della libreria GD-045-90-4127704
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini: A Different Conception of the Italian Renaissance (British Art & Visual Culture Since 1750: New Readings). Codice libro della libreria Grb0993476