T A Harwood

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The Art-Architecture Complex by Hal Foster
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
For any reader of art criticism Hal Foster is well known. His insights into artistic movements and the social theories of visual culture are academic but writen with a confidence and simplicity of prose that is both refreshingly excessible and insightful. The Art-Architecture Complex is something of a first, a glance at the considerations of the theories and forms that create the fabric of our modern cities, a first because architecture is a realm that is generally ignored by the art historian or visual theorist. Foster makes a convincing argument for the connections between the development of modern architecture and visual art. I particularly like the connections between the study of… Read more
Drawing Basics and Video Game Art by Chris Solarski
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I am an art teacher and I bought this book for my nephew, but I think I will need to pick up a second copy for the classroom. It covers all the basic drawing skills required for a pre-university Art and/or Design course touching on tone, colour foreshortening, scale and perspective....except it does so in a manner that is cool for teenagers, a label my age and apearance prohibits me from earning. Great as a teaching aid and for any avid young artists. My nephew loves it!