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Author Frank, Marie Ann

Title Denman Ross and American design theory / Marie Frank

Publ Info Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  NC703 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  NC703 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 321 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-303) and index
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
LC subject Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935 -- Criticism and interpretation
Design -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9781584659693 (cloth : alk. paper)
1584659696 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611680256 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1611680255 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781611680126 (e-book)
1611680123 (e-book)