The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice

Author(s): Deanna Petherbridge


Discusses the significance of drawing as visual thinking in western art since the fifteenth century, through an examination of its practice: how and why it is made, how it relates to other forms of visual production and theories of art, and what artists themselves have written about it.


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Deanna Petherbridge is a practising artist. She was formerly Professor of Drawing at the Royal College of Art and is now Visiting Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts London.

General Fields

  • : 9780300126464
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : May 2010
  • : 285mm X 245mm X 51mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Deanna Petherbridge
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 741.01
  • : 524
  • : 324 illustrations