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Getting It: A Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Art By Becky Hendrick
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In brief and cumulative chapters, artist and educator Becky Hendrick provides readers with a personal introduction to Art's most valuable lessons. This little book offers basic information about... More > objective looking, appropriate subjective responses, the lessons art history teaches, and a style-by-style tour of Modern Art and current Postmodern trends. "Getting It" enables novices and experts alike to connect with the value of Art throughout history and to acknowledge its continuing importance in contemporary life.< Less
Art Boom: Contemporary Art in El Paso By Becky Hendrick
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A collection of critical writings about the El Paso "art scene" of the late 1980s and 1990s, featuring contemporary art in museum, university, and gallery venues, by artist and arts writer... More > Becky Hendrick. Articles appeared in the El Paso Herald-Post, The El Paso Times, Artweek, Artlies, Artspace, and numerous other regional and national arts publications.< Less
Getting It: A Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Art By Becky Hendrick
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When this book first was published over a decade ago, arts writer and New Yorker critic Calvin Tomkins wrote: "GETTING IT does things no other book I know of does, and performs a real and useful... More > service. Author and artist Becky Hendrick presents her original text for online readers: Getting It remains a basic, culumative, and holistic approach to looking at fine art from both objective and subjective viewpoints. This small text includes the visual elements used by artists, an overview of art history related to its context, and thought-provoking essays on Modern art styles and their relevance to their era as well as to our day-to-day lives. A brief introduction to the art of "Now" --- Postmodernism --- is also included. "I know of no more profound introduction, and neither do I know of a more communicative one." said University of Houston art historian Rex Koontz. And artist/commentator Bill Dunlap advised: "Give it to someone who needs it. Give it to someone you love."< Less
The Book of Kayiané Rebecca By Ferrell Beck
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In the ancient Middle East, the renowned judge and artist Kayiané Rebecca spends a weekend in the desert visiting with a childhood friend from the Egyptian courts. The two reminisce and talk... More > about religious beliefs, how "God" is named, the usefulness of rules, the source of ideas, and the nature of creativity. A bush burns. Tablets are carved. You know the rest. Artist and writer Becky Hendrick, using the pen name Ferrell Beck, presents an art piece created and originally published in 1999 that mingles a faux-history, sketches and diagrams, and a simple story to contemplate the one of Western Civilizations most important and defining moments.< Less