Sculpture Books

A short listing of books of interest to sculptors:

 

Beautiful Bodies: The Adventures of Malvina Hoffman by Didi Hoffman

 

Race Experts: Sculpture, Anthropology, and the American Public in Malvina Hoffman’s Races of Mankind by Linda Kim

 

Kent Ullberg: Monuments to Nature by Todd Wilkinson

 

The Experience of Modern Sculpture: A Guide to Enjoying Works of the Past 100 Years by Philip F. Palmedo

 

Rembrandt Bugatti: The Sculptor 1884-1916 by Philipp Demandt and Anke Daemgen

 

Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty by Elizabeth Mitchell

 

Urban Animals by Isabel T. Hill (children’s)

 

You Call That Art?!  Learn about Modern Sculpture and Make Your Own by David A. Carter and James Diaz (children’s)

 

Bernini: Art as Theatre by Genevieve Warwick

 

Warm Flesh, Cold Marble: Canova, Thorvaldsen, and Their Critics by David Bindman

 

Art of the National Parks: Historic Connections, Contemporary Interpretations by Susan Hallsten McGarry, Jean Stern, and Terry Lawson Dunn

 

Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins by John Gurche

 

Alfonso Iannelli: Modern by Design by David Jameson

 

Sex on Show: Seeing the Erotic in Greece and Rome by Caroline Vout

 

A Sisterhood of Sculptors: American Artists in Nineteenth-Century Rome by Melissa Dabakis

 

Pitynski, “For Our Freedom and Yours,” the Art and Life of Andrew Pitynski, Portrait of an American Master by Donald Martin Reynolds – Read the Review by Peter Gibbon, Senior Research Scholar at the Boston University School of Education

 

Sea Creatures in Glass: The Blaschka Marine Animals at Harvard by Elizabeth R. Brill and Florian Huber, with photography by David O. Brown

 

Carving a Niche for Himself: The Untold Story of Luigi Del Bianco by Douglas J. Gladstone

 

Please Touch: Sculpture for a City by Warren Byrd and et al. – photographs of St. Louis by Ross Mantle

 

Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi by Hayden Herrera

 

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling edited by The Fabric Workshop and Museum

 

Sculpture of Les Animaliers (1900-1950) by Edward Horswell

 

The Black Art Renaissance: African Sculpture and Modernism across Continents by Joshua I. Cohen