When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child / Edition 1

When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child / Edition 1

by Jonathan Fineberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520250427

ISBN-13: 9780520250420

Pub. Date: 08/07/2006

Publisher: University of California Press

"Jonathan Fineberg captures in words the reality, delight, and imagination of children's art. He is a visionary, as are so many of the artists he cites in this important book."—Agnes Gund, President Emerita, Museum of Modern Art  See more details below

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"Jonathan Fineberg captures in words the reality, delight, and imagination of children's art. He is a visionary, as are so many of the artists he cites in this important book."—Agnes Gund, President Emerita, Museum of Modern Art

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520250420
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/07/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : gifts of seeing1
Beginning with the child10
The "ket aesthetic" : visual culture in childhood31
Drawing in children's lives45
The early drawings of Louis XIII in the Journal de Jean Heroard61
"Animal sketching" : aspects of drawing and play in early Calder77
Child's play and the origins of art87
Gallery97
Children's art : an annotated chronology155

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