The Sculptor’s Eye: Looking at Contemporary American Art

By Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan


Reproductions of thirty-four post-World War II American sculptures accompany a text that introduces young readers to the world of sculpture, discussing its principles and elements.



1. What makes a sculpture?
2. What’s the subject?
3. Talking with the artists I: Red Grooms, Viola Frey, Geoge Segal
4. Space… and what is in it
5. Talking with the artists II: Martin Puryear, Sol Le Witt, Charles Simonds
6. What is it made of?
7. Talking with the artists III: Joel Shapiro, Deborah Butterfield, Beverly Pepper, Claes Oldenburg
8. The “Wow” experience

A final note
Artists´ biographies
List of sculptures
Sculpture parks and gardens
About the authors

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