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Title Taking shape : finding sculpture in the decorative arts : an exhibition co-organised by the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California / curated by Martina Droth ; with essays by Martina Droth ... [et al.] ; [edited by Martina Droth and Penelope Curtis].

Imprint Leeds : Henry Moore Institute ; Los Angeles : Getty Publications, 2009.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    745 TAK    Available
Description vi, 209 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Note "Published to accompany the exhibition Taking Shape: Finding sculpture in the decorative arts, an exhibition co-organised by the Henry Moore Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum ... 2 October 2008 - 4 January 2009, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds; 31 March - 5 July 2009, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles"--Colophon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-205).
Contents Introduction to the exhibition / Martina Droth -- Truth and artifice: transforming the real with sculptural form / Martina Droth -- Catalogue of exhibits / Charissa Bremer-David, Martina Droth, Ian Fraser, Catherine Hess, James Lomax, Carlo Milano, Katie Scott, Marjorie Trusted, Jeffrey Weaver, Anthony Wells-Cole -- 1: Putting things together: pairs, sets, arrangement -- 2: Seeing things apart: the sculptural impact of furniture -- 3: Three dimensions in two: graphic fantasy and realisation -- 4: Temporary decorations: lasting traces -- Installation views -- Essays: Seeing metamorphosis in sculpture and the decorative arts / Mary D. Sheriff -- Figure and ornament: notes on the late Baroque art industry / Katie Scott -- The decorated flame: firedogs and the tensions of the hearth / Mimi Hellman -- Integral and participatory: sculpture in support of the decorative arts / Charissa Bremer-David.
Subject Decorative arts -- Exhibitions.
Sculpture -- Exhibitions.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural, in interior decoration -- Exhibitions.
Furniture -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Droth, Martina.
Curtis, Penelope.
Henry Moore Institute (Leeds, England)
J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN 9781905462216
9780892369638 (U.S.)
0892369639 (U.S.)

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