Read, Herbert MODERN SCULPTURE: A CONCISE HISTORY (WORLD OF ART)
Thames & Hudson 1985 0500200149 / 9780500200148 Paperback Near Fine
Drawing on the knowledge of a lifetime of study, and the understanding of o ne who himself participated in the creative adventure of modern art, the la te Sir Herbert Read traces the development of modern sculpture from Rodin t o the present day and brings order into the apparently chaotic proliferatio n of styles and techniques during this period. 339 illus., 49 in color. "His ability to survey the accomplishments of the art since Rodin...is unsu rpassed...This history is necessary reading for all who are interested in t he art of our own day." --Studio International "Straightforward, intelligent approach to a complex subject." --The Economi st "Enviable brevity and sympathy." --The Observer "Compactly written, profusely illustrated survey of the modern movement which is distinguished by the knowledge, sincerity and deeply felt convictions of the author." --British Book News.