Brenson, Theodore. Light Into Color, Light Into Space: Paintings By Theodore Brenson. Wittenborn and Co. and Rutgers University Research Council, 1959. Ex-library. Unmarked text. Worn edges. A few dog-eared pages. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26636) $20.00
Catalog for April8-29, 1959 exhibition at the Art Gallery of Douglass College, Rutgers. 6 color plates. 7 B/W whites. Photographs of the artist. 24p. Born in Latvia, Brenson was an iIllustrator, etcher, painter, writer, teacher, and lecturer.
Giedion, S. The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. Bollingen Series, Pantheon Books, 1962. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Unclipped dust jacket under clear, protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26505) $32.00
Text of the 1957 A. W. Mellon Lecture in the Fine Arts.
More than 500 illustrations, including 20 in color.
Contents: Art: A Fundamental Experience; The Means of Expression in Primeval Art; Symbolization (consisting of The Symbol in Primeval Art, Hands as Magic Symbols; Manifold Meanings of Circular Forms, Fertility Symbols, The Great Symbols); The Human Figure (consisting of Venus Figurines, Figures Without Heads; Female and Male Reliefs; Masks and Hybrid Creatures, and Hybrid Creatures); and The Space Conception of Prehistory.
Vitz, Paul C. and Arnold B. Glimcher. Modern Art and Modern Science: The Parallel Analysis of Vision. Praeger Publishers Inc.,U.S., 1983. ISBN: 0030624665. Unmarked. Illustrated. Dust jacket under clear mylar cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26501) $38.00
Topics range from the thesis of parallelism to Light, Depth, and Photography. Perceptual topics include light, space, color, form, optical effects, etc. Examples from photography, stereoscopic vision, Gestalt psychology, etc. Artists include Cézanne, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Klee, Close, Riley, and Malevich. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 384p.
Milne David et al (ed). The Evolution of Complex and Higher Organisms (NASA SP 478): A Report prepared by the participants of Workshops held at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California (July 1981, January 1982 and May 1982).1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26377) $12.00
Foreword by Philip Morrison. Illustrated. 190p. A Report prepared by the participants of Workshops held at NASA AMes Research Center, Moffett Field, California (July 1981, January 1982 and May 1982). Edited by David Milne, David Raup, John Billingham, Karl Niklaus and Kevin Padian.
Original oil painting on small canvas. Measures 5×7 inches. Unframed, with painted edges. Sale includes a signed certificate of authenticity. Shades of Green, Blue and White. Packed carefully for shipping.