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Drawing People : The Human Figure in Contemporary Art_Roger Malbert_9780500291634_Thames & Hudson

SKU: 9780500291634 Supplier: Thames & Hudson
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Author: Roger Malbert

Format:  Paperback | 256 pages

Dimensions: 240 x 340 x 27mm | 1,610g

Publication date:  20 Apr 2015

The act of drawing has long been considered the foundation of an artistic education, and the life class essential to the formation of an artist's style and technique. Yet in the contemporary art world drawing is increasingly regarded as a medium in its own right, and the figure as a subject for ongoing exploration well beyond the sketchbook. Drawing People is a thoughtful and beautifully illustrated survey of the most compelling and inventive drawings of the human form being produced today. An introduction places the medium of drawing in its historical context, discussing its intersection with photography, painting, collage and illustration. Five chapters - Body, Self, Personal Lives, Social Reality and Fictions - include short introductions outlining each theme, followed by commentaries on individual artists exploring their style, ideas and techniques, accompanied by finely reproduced images of their recent work.

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