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07-17-2006, 07:22 PM
I'm in the process of developing a intro level sculpture course. Because of limited hardware availability, this will be low tech, wire, plaster, cardboard, etc. I'm looking for a text that will give the beginning student a overview of the history of sculpture. I'm not interested in a how to book heavy on techniques that they won't be able to attempt with commonly available tools and materials.
07-17-2006, 08:10 PM
Off hand I can't think of an introductory textbook on the history of sculpture.
If you are interested, this one can be a good introductory textbook on the techniques of sculpture, with a chapter showing pictures of great sculptures.
Louis Slobodkin, Sculpture: Principles and Practice, Dover Publications, New York. Amazon price for a new paperback is $9.72. Further details here (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0486229602/sr=1-1/qid=1153184007/ref=sr_1_1/104-9632932-7513545?ie=UTF8&s=books).
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