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Why Draw?

500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors from Bowdoin College

Why Draw?( )
Editor: Homann, Joachim
Contribution by: Anderson, Susan
Balakian, Peter
Berman, Avis
Byrd, Dana
Cleland, Elizabeth
Driskell, David
Fletcher, Pamela
Fowler, Caro
Frank, Natalie
Giles, Laura
Hodes, Martha
Jacquette, Yvonne
Kallir, Jane
Kopp, Edouard
Matthews, Nancy Mowll
McCully, Marilyn
Saunders, Richard
Siena, James
Tuttle, Richard
Wien, Jake
ISBN:978-3-7913-5606-8
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Prestel Verlag GmbH & Co KG.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Presenting historic and contemporary selections from one of the nation's oldest collections of drawings, this richly illustrated and highly engaging volume explores the significance and pleasures found in tracing movements of the hand on paper by asking the question Why Draw?

Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.88 x 11.31 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:3.05 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Peter Balakian was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on June 13, 1951. He received a B.A. from Bucknell University, a M.A. from New York University, and a Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown University. He has been an English professor at Colgate University since 1980. His collections of poetry including Father Fisheye, Sad Days of Light, Reply from Wilderness Island, Dyer's Thistle, June-Tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000, Ziggurat, and Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. He has also written works of nonfiction including Theodore Roethke's Far Fields and The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. His memoir, Black Dog of Fate, won the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir.

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