This lecture was presented on 1/27/2009 as one of the events in a year-long series to celebrate the College of Art & Design's 50th anniversary.


The following books are located in the Greenfield Library at the University of the Arts. In the cases where a writer, but no specific work, was mentioned, there is a link to all books the library owns by that author.

Bois, Yve Alain. Painting as model. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, c1990.

ND1140 .B59 1990

Camille, Michael

Crow, Thomas E.

Damisch, Hubert

Davis, Whitney

Derrida, Jacques. The truth in painting. [Verite en peinture. English].
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
BH39 .D4513 1987

Freedberg, David. The power of images: studies in the history and theory of response. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c1989.
N71 .F65 1989

Grootenboer, Hanneke. The rhetoric of perspective: realism and illusionism in seventeenth-century Dutch still-life painting.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c2005.
ND1393.N43 G76 2005

Koerner, Joseph Leo. Caspar David Friedrich and the subject of landscape. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
ND588.F75 K64 1990

Korzenik, Diana. Drawn to art: a nineteenth-century American dream. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1985.
N7477 .K63 1985

Marshack, Alexander. The roots of civilization; the cognitive beginnings of man's first art, symbol, and notation. [1st ed.]
New York, McGraw-Hill [1971, c1972]
GN772 .M3

Mitchell, W. J. Thomas. What do pictures want?: the lives and loves of images. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2005.
N7565 .M523 2005

Ong, Walter J.

Panofsky, Erwin. The life and art of Albrecht Durer. 1st Princeton classic ed. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2005.
759.3 D871p 2005

Saussure, Ferdinand de, 1857-1913. Cours de linguistique generale. English. Course in general linguistics / Ferdinand de Saussure.
LaSalle, Ill. : Open Court, 1986, c1983.

P121 .S363 1986
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Vasari, Giorgio


  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564
  • Albrecht Durer, 1471-1528
  • Jean Fautrier, 1898-1964
  • Sol LeWitt, 1928-2007
  • Gordon Matta-Clark, 1943-1978
  • Piet Mondrian, 1872-1944

You can find books on the artists mentioned in this lecture by searching the LIBRARY CATALOG. Do SUBJECT, AUTHOR, and KEYWORD searches in order to pull up all possible results. Last name, first.

You can find journal articles and reviews, images, music, and reference by searching the University Libraries subscription-based research tools, specifically EBSCOhost, ARTBIBLIOGRAPHIES MODERN, ARTSTOR, JSTOR, OXFORD ART ONLINE at: https://library.uarts.edu/eresources/dblist.html


TINEYE (http://tineye.com)


Elkins, James Can drawings think?
[Philadelphia, Pa. : University of the Arts, College of Art and Design, 2009]
Greenfield DVD GD702   ask at circulation desk

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