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Classical Life Drawing Studio
Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing

James Lancel McElhinney and the Instructors of the Art Students League of New York, foreword by Will Barnet

Series: The Art Students League of New York
Publisher: Sterling
Published: August 2010

224 pages
ISBN: 1-4027-6229-1
ISBN13: 9781402762291
$29.95 US
$38.95 Canadian
Hardcover with Jacket
all in color
 
Classical drawing is staging a comeback. The Art Students League of New York presents a unique and perfect celebration of this revival: a gallery of never-before-published 19th- and 20th-century drawings and invaluable insights from the League's figurative drawing teachers along, with exemplary works by them and their select students. With a foreword by celebrated artist Will Barnet, this collection is the ultimate volume on the art of drawing.
 
About the Author
James L. McElhinney received an MFA from the Yale School of Art and was later awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. His artwork has been shown in more than 40 solo gallery and museum exhibitions, and is found in many private and public collections. He teaches at The Art Students League and Pratt Institute and conducts oral histories for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. He lives in New York.

About the Instructors
The Art Students League of New York was founded by and for artists in 1875. Many famous artists who have shaped the vocabulary of art worldwide have been instructors, lecturers, and students here. They include, among many others, George Bridgman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko.


Classical Life Drawing Studio:
Lessons & Teachings in the Art of Figure Drawing
(The Art Students League of New York)
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