restricted access   Volume 12, Number 4, Autumn 1979

Table of Contents

Articles by Artists

Paintings Displaying a Paradoxical Interplay between the form of an Object, its Background and its Symbolism

pp. 265-269

Kinetic Art: Sculpture Displaying Strata and Changing Forms in Granular Materials

pp. 271-274

Constructivist Graphic Design in the U.S.S.R. between 1917 and the Present

pp. 275-282

Kinetic Art: 3-Dimensional Luminous Images Projected into Volumes of Smoke (Pentrojection)

pp. 283-288

General Articles

Aesthetics, Video Art and Television

pp. 289-293

An Historical Basis for Interpreting Styles of Late 18th- to Late 20th-Century Pictorial Artworks

pp. 295-300



On Jewelry Made in the Contemporary Southwestern (U.S.A.) Style

pp. 301-303

‘Modular Serendipity’: A Vacuum-Formed Modular Plastic Mural

pp. 304-305

Naive Painting: An Occupation of One in Old Age

pp. 306-307

Graphic Artworks Based on Music: Musigraphs

pp. 308-310

On the Signification of Walls in Verbal and Visual Art

pp. 311-313

Report on the 10th International Sculpture Conference, Toronto, Canada

pp. 314-315


Science, Dreams and Poetry

pp. 316-320

The State of the Arts in Texas in the 1970s

pp. 321-325


p. 326

International Association of Art (IAA) News

pp. 327-328

Aesthetics for Contemporary Artists

pp. 329-332


The Cosmic Frontiers of General Relativity by W. J. Kaufmann, III (review)

p. 333

Time and Man by L. R. B. Elton and H. Messel (review)

p. 333

On Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson (review)

p. 334

Structuralism and Semiotics by Terence Hawkes, and: Phenomenology, Structuralism, Semiology ed. by Garry R. Garvin, and: Structure, Sign, and Function by Jan Mukařovský (review)

pp. 334-335

Thinking Ahead: Unesco and the Challenges of Today and Tomorrow (review)

p. 335

Cultural Creation in Modern Society by Lucien Goldmann (review)

pp. 335-336

The Social Role of Art by Donald Brook (review)

p. 336

Art Anti-Art: Anartism Explored by Hélène Parmelin (review)

p. 336

The Art of Self Deception: An Intelligible Guide by Giles Auty (review)

pp. 336-337

Modernism by Peter Faulkner, and: The Logic of Fiction by John Woods (review)

p. 337

German Expressionist Art by Orel P. Reed, Jr (review)

pp. 337-338

The Imagery of Surrealism by J. H. Matthews (review)

p. 338

Rembrandt’s House by Anthony Bailey (review)

pp. 338-339

Soutine by Alfred Werner (review)

p. 339

Duchamp et la photographie by Jean Clair (review)

p. 339

Paul Klee: Figures and Faces by Margaret Plant (review)

pp. 339-340

Masereel by Roger Avermaete (review)

p. 340

Mackintosh Watercolours by Roger Billcliffe (review)

p. 340

Lucio Fontana, 1899–1968: A Retrospective (review)

p. 340

Erró: Catalogue général (review)

pp. 340-341

Beyond East and West—Memoirs, Portraits and Essays by Bernard Leach (review)

p. 341

The Works by Beryl Cook (review)

p. 341

The Other Half: A Self-Portrait by Kenneth Clark (review)

pp. 341-342

A History of British Wood Engraving by Albert Garrett (review)

p. 342

Collage by Josephine Lom (review)

p. 342

Triad Optical Illusions and How to Design Them by Harry Turner (review)

p. 342

Graphic and Op-Art Mazes by Dave Phillips (review)

p. 343

Botanical Prints by Henry Evans (review)

p. 343

Art of the Calendar by Mark Gabor (review)

p. 343

Handbook of Pictorial Symbols by Rudolf Modley (review)

pp. 343-344

Display Electronics by Ken Tracton (review)

p. 344

On Photography by Susan Sontag (review)

p. 344

Class, Culture and Education by Harold Entwistle (review)

p. 345

Approach to Art in Education by Laura H. Chapman (review)

p. 345

Developmental Art Therapy by Geraldine H. Williams and Mary M. Wood (review)

p. 345

Museums for the 1980s: A Survey of World Trends by Kenneth Hudson (review)

pp. 345-346

Books Received

pp. 346-347


pp. 349-352