restricted access   Volume 16, Number 2, April 1983

Table of Contents


The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST)

pp. i-ii

Articles by Artists

Searching for Four-Dimensional form in Sculpture

pp. 81-85

The Mathematics and Computer Graphics of Spirals in Plants

pp. 86-90

General Articles

Gombrich on Art Historical Explanations

pp. 91-96

Determining the Preferred Viewpoint in Linear Perspective

pp. 97-102

Generative Systems Versus Copy Art: A Clarification of Terms and Ideas

pp. 103-108

Dream-Work and Art-Work

pp. 109-114


On My Recent Figurative Kinetic Paintings

pp. 115-116

Interaction of Linguistic and Visual Representation in Three Kinetic Art Installations

pp. 117-119

Cymatic Music: Towards a Metatheory of Harmonic Phenomena: My Interactive Compositions and Environments

pp. 120-123


Lukács’s Views on Artistic Freedom

pp. 124-126

Engineering Philosophy—The Third Culture?

pp. 127-132

The Eye of the Beholder: A Critical Examination of Some Cultural Aspects of Scientific Creativity

pp. 133-137


p. 138

Aesthetics for Contemporary Artists

pp. 139-143


History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet (review)

p. 145

Language and Responsibility by Noam Chomsky (review)

pp. 145-146

The Pattern of Expectation, 1644–2001 by I. F. Clarke (review)

p. 146

Marx and Wittgenstein: Social Praxis and Social Explanation by David M. Rubinstein (review)

pp. 146-147

Shock of the New by Robert Hughes (review)

p. 147

Entropy: A New World View by Jeremy Rifkin, Ted Howard (review)

pp. 147-148

The Anatomy of Nature by Andreas Feininger (review)

p. 148

Moments of Vision by Kenneth Clark (review)

pp. 148-149

Sculpting with Cement by Lynn Olson (review)

p. 149

Art and Camouflage: Concealment and Deception in Nature, Art and War by Roy R. Behrens (review)

p. 149

Drawings: A Contemporary Approach by Claudia Betti, Teel Sale (review)

pp. 149-150

The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques by Ralph Mayer (review)

p. 150

The Professional Artist’s Manual by Richard Hyman (review)

p. 150

Color Science for Lighting the Stage by William B. Warfel, Walter R. Klappert (review)

p. 150

Painting Flowers with Watercolor by Ethel Todd George (review)

p. 150

Opaque Watercolor by Wallace E. Turner, and: A Direct Approach to Painting by Alfred C. Chadbourn, and: The Painterly Print: Monotypes from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century by Sue Welsh Reed et al. (review)

p. 151

The Art Nouveau Style Book of Alphonse Mucha ed. by David M. H. Kern, and: Art Nouveau Cut and Use Stencils by JoAnne C. Day, and: A Treasury of Design for Artists and Craftsmen: 725 Paisleys, Florals, Geometrics, Folk and Primitive Motifs by Gregory Mirow (review)

p. 151

The Museum Educator’s Manual ed. by Mary Lou Kelly (review)

pp. 151-152

Yoruba Beadwork: Art of Nigeria by William Fagg (review)

p. 152

L’Empire du non-sens: L’Art et la societé technicienne by Jacques Ellul (review)

p. 152

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Art ed. by Harold Osborne (review)

pp. 152-153

Expressionism: A German Intuition, 1905–1920 (review)

p. 153

Proceedings of Workshop in History of Art 1977 ed. by Ratan Parimoo (review)

p. 153

Contemporary Aesthetics in Scandinavia ed. by Lars Aagard-Morgensen, Göran Hermeren, and: Cultural Participation: The Examples of Canada and Bulgaria by D. Paul Schaefer, Nedialka Blagoeva-Abramova (review)

pp. 153-154

Superrealist Painting and Sculpture by Christine Lindey (review)

p. 154

The Ardis Anthology of Russian Futurism ed. by Ellendea Proffer, Carl Proffer (review)

pp. 154-155

A Century of Light by James A. Cox (review)

p. 155

The Spirit of Colors: The Art of Karl Gerstner ed. by Karl Gerstner and Henri Stierlin (review)

p. 155

Light-Symphony No. 1, An Experiment in Four-dimensional Art by Paul Konrad Hoenich (review)

p. 156

Milan Knizak: Unvollstandige Dokumentation (Some Documentary) 1961–1979 (review)

p. 156

The Drawings of Alfred Pellan (review)

p. 156

Out of This Century: Confessions of an Art Addict by Peggy Guggenheim (review)

p. 157

Artful Scribbles: The Significance of Children’s Drawings by Howard Gardner (review)

p. 157


pp. 158-159