Vade Mecum: Essays of David Vestal By JACK LEISSRING
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David Vestal, photographer, artist, teacher (1924-2013), educated at the Art Insitute of Chicago was a regular contributor to the now defunct magazine: Photo Techniques. His regular essay was a... More > source of important advice about photography, specifically, but, more, such guidance, I found, was applicable to artistic endeavors of all kinds, thus a guide for photographers, artists and musicians. The editors of Photo Techniques declined to produce a book luike this, and receiving no protests to doing the task myself, I did. At first, I gave these books to individuals whom I believed would benefit. I now make this available to anyone.< Less
Piet Mondrian: A Brief Examination of an artist's Life By JACK LEISSRING
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The is book is a short precis of the life and work of the artist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). The book focuses upon the artist's emergence as a major influence upon modern design. Readers may be... More > surprised by some of his earlier work, since most understand him through his later, rectilinear and minimalist studies.< Less
Nurturing American Art: Brenner, Coady and The Soil By JACK LEISSRING
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In the years 1916-17, a flurry of "small magazines" appeared. Among these was "The Soil," which had a wide-ranging influence upon art in America. The co-publishers of the... More > Magazine, Robert J. Coady (editor) and Michael Brenner (sculptor and source of artwork and writing from his Paris associates: Gertrude stein, Picassso, Rousseau, Juan Gris, and others, exerted a long-lasting influence on the direction taken by American art. The magazine lasted only five editions. After its demise, it was hoped that a complete set of the editions would be made available. That did not happen until now: all five editions of this important magazine are combined in this single volume. The introduction is written by the author of this book.< Less
A question of Mirrors By JACK LEISSRING
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This is a print interpretation of a special episode presented by BBC Television in 1975 as a memorial to the polymath artist/sculptor/writer Michael Ayrton (1921-1975) who wrote a series for BBC TV... More > titled: A Question of Mirrors, planned as a 14 episode series of 15 minute episodes that concerned the concept of mirror images and their speculative meanings. The publication was initially produced under noms de plume and is now released under one of the author's aegis.< Less

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