Cézanne's Composition: Analysis of His Form with Diagrams and Photographs of His Motifs

C zanne s Composition Analysis of His Form with Diagrams and Photographs of His Motifs This book had its provenance in the late s when Erle Loran then a young artist who wanted to fathom the mysteries of C zanne s structural form took up residence in the master s studio in Aix en

  • Title: Cézanne's Composition: Analysis of His Form with Diagrams and Photographs of His Motifs
  • Author: Erle Loran
  • ISBN: 9780520248458
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book had its provenance in the late 1920s, when Erle Loran, then a young artist who wanted to fathom the mysteries of C zanne s structural form, took up residence in the master s studio in Aix en Provence For several years he lived there and painted, and when he came across familiar motifs in the countryside, he took snapshots of the setting These photographs assistThis book had its provenance in the late 1920s, when Erle Loran, then a young artist who wanted to fathom the mysteries of C zanne s structural form, took up residence in the master s studio in Aix en Provence For several years he lived there and painted, and when he came across familiar motifs in the countryside, he took snapshots of the setting These photographs assisted Loran in his analysis of C zanne s composition and served as the basis for this book, which analyzes over 30 of C zanne s paintings This new edition brings Loran s milestone study up to date with a new foreword by art historian Richard Shiff, who places Loran s work into today s art historical context.

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    1. This isn't really a book you 'read,' but something for your studio. No need for art school with this sumbitch. The diagrams and tutorials about the 2-d picture plane are extremely helpful. Yeah, I love the metaphysical picture plane, so sue me. Cezanne mumbles to me from the grave: "Composition isn't conceptualism; it's work, you 'tard~!" But in French.The portion on Cezanne's methods and materials is useful. And the analyses of his motifs offer lots of ways to enter into his compositions. This [...]

    2. Essential reading for all painters! A great analysis of Cezannes compositional concerns, sure to provoke thought and response in all practicing painters.

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