Below is an intentionally short list of resources to use with those in the Research, Research strategy, & Art Topics pages


.....Barzun, J. The Use and Abuse of Art
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Freeland, C. But Is It Art? An Introduction to Art Theory
.....Pye, D, The Nature and Art of Workmanship
.....Stewart, J. The Wonderful Color Wheel (Print Magazine)
............Color Wheel, Part 1 .....Color Wheel, Part 2 .....Color Wheel Part 3
.....Tatarkiewicz, W. History of Aesthetics (three volumes)
..........Along with A History of Six Ideas, an unusually clear survey.
.....Tatarkiewicz, W. A History of Six Ideas

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Primary sources:
.....Alberti, L. On Painting & On Sculpture
.....Chipp, H. B. Theories of Modern Art: A Sourcebook...
.....Wartenberg, T. E. The Nature of Art: An Anthology

 

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