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Gist of Art by JOAN SLOAN American Artists Group 1944 hardcover /dj Principles and practice expounded in the classroom and studio,

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Gist of art: Principles and practice expounded in the classroom and studio, recorded with the assistance of Helen Farr.
Sloan, John.
Published by New York: American Artists Group, 1944. Second Edition. First edition was published in 1939; this is the second edition, October 1944. Cloth hardcover ; light foxing to foreedges else good+ binding tight in dustjacket with edge tears else intact ; 346 pages. Illustrated, figures, paintings in b/w; a couple of color plates.

John Sloan, a highly estemmed member of "The Eight" or "Ashcan School" of American painting, was also an extraordinary teacher at the Art Students League for many years, where a great many of our best contemporary artists were influenced by his remarkable talks on art theory and practice. Chapters deal with many types of painting, technique, and visual art, whole ranges of art concepts and concerns are stated in Sloan's memorably clear, almost offhanded manner,...


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Shipping seems to be a major problem with them... never again will I buy something from them...
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