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Denman Ross and American design theory /Marie Frank.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Frank, Marie Ann.
Publication
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England
Contents
Introduction -- Formative years -- The theory of pure design -- Science, psychology, and formalist aesthetics -- Geometry, pure design, and dynamic symmetry -- Ross's course at Harvard -- Teaching the theory of pure design : art educators, artisans, and the public -- Epilogue -- Appendix. Letter from Denman Waldo Ross to John Walker.
Date
2011.
Description
Annotation In this masterful intellectual and cultural biography of Denman Ross (1853-1935), the American design theorist, educator, art collector, and painter who taught at Harvard for over 25 years, Marie Frank has produced a significant artistic resurrection.
xi, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-303) and index.
ISBN
1584659696 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611680255 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781584659693 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611680256 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
288837
Call Number
Stacks NC703.F73 2011
Other People and Orgs
Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935
Descriptive terms
Criticism and interpretation.
Design Study and teaching (Higher) History 20th century.
Places
United States

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