BRIDGMAN, GB: Drawing the Draped Figure (The Seven Laws of Folds)

Bridgman, George B. Drawing the Draped Figure (The Seven Laws of Folds). Dover Publications, Inc., 2001. ISBN: 0486418022. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31286) $12.00

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In this book, students learn the characteristics of seven different kinds of folds and how to render them, including pipe, zigzag, spiral, half-lock, diaper pattern, drop, and inert folds. Mastery of these principles is the key to realistic portrayal of garments. The straightforward, easy-to-follow text is illustrated by the author’s own pencil sketches and diagrams. 200 black-and-white illustrations. Originally published in 1942 as The Seven Laws of Folds.

Title in the Dover Anatomy for Artists series. 64p.

PAGLEN, T: Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures

Trevor Paglen: The Last Pictures. University of California Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780520275003. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31249) $26.00

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This selection of 100 images was influenced by four years of interviews with leading scientists, philosophers, anthropologists, and artists about the contradictions that characterize contemporary civilizations. Thus the book engages with some of the most profound questions of the human experience.

Also includes field note essays by Joel Weinberg, Rafael Nunez, Brian L. Wardle and Karl Berggren, and the EchoStar Company. Presents a diversity of photographic technologies, from surveillance shots taken by a drone to close-ups of the Ebola virus captured by an electron micrograph.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 8.25×9.5 inches. 194p.

BASELITZ, G: Georg Baselitz: Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings

Book cover. Georg Baselitz: Pastels, Watercolors, DrawingsDahlem, Franz. Georg Baselitz: Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings. Mathew Marks Gallery, 1992. ISBN: 1880146045. Unmarked. Slight sun line on back of dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Paperback. (#31146) $25.00

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Catalog for May 2-June 26, 1992 exhibition at Matthew Marks Gallery. 18 color plates and 9 black-and-white plates. Photo of the artist. Introduction, written in letter form by the critic Franz Dahlem, a friend of the artist.

Jacket covers a paperback book.

Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) is a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. Since 1969, he has painted his subjects upside down in an effort to overcome the representational, content-driven character of his earlier work and stress the artifice of painting.