WorldCat Identities

Canaday, John 1907-1985

Overview
Works: 237 works in 719 publications in 1 language and 17,002 library holdings
Genres: History  Art  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector
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Mainstreams of modern art by John Canaday( Book )

51 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic and Romantic idealism - Realism and Impressionism - Transition - The twentieth century - Fantin-Latour - David - Chagall - Daubigny - R. Delaunay - Soutine
The lives of the painters by John Canaday( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Western painting and its artists. Biographical and critical essays on more than 450 individual painters, covering the development of painting from the close of the Middle Ages in Italy, when Giotto revolutionized the art of painting in the great frescoes in the Arema Chapel in Padua, down through Cezanne and his revolution in painting
Metropolitan seminars in art by John Canaday( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
What is art? : an introduction to painting, sculpture, and architecture by John Canaday( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated text explains how to understand and appreciate major forms of fine art produced from prehistoric times to the present
Keys to art by John Canaday( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embattled critic; views on modern art by John Canaday( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the author's essays from the New York Times and the magazine Horizon
Richard Estes : the urban landscape by Richard Estes( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture gulch; notes on art and its public in the 1960's by John Canaday( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Techniques : [tempera and oil] by John Canaday( Book )

7 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of tempura and oil in painting
Composition : pictures as pattern by John Canaday( Book )

12 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay, with illustrations, on the history and use of patterns in paintings
The artist [as a social critic] by John Canaday( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by: Francisco de Goya, Sandro Botticelli, Ben Shahn, John Trumbull, Eugene Delacroix, Jacques Louis David, Francois Boucher, Diego Rivera, William Hogarth, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Ivan le Lorraine Albright, Peter Blume
What is a painting? by John Canaday( Book )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by: James McNeill Whistler, J.A.D. Ingres, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Leonardo da Vinci, Asher Brown Durand, Paul Cezanne, Edward Hicks, Jan van Eyck, Pierre Auguste Cot, Oskar Kokoschka
Abstraction by John Canaday( Book )

8 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by: Jan Vermeer, Pablo Picasso, John Singer Sargent, Piet Mondrian, Wassily Kandinsky, J.M.W. Turner, Piero della Francesca, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin
Realism : [the painter and the world around us] by John Canaday( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers several styles of realism in painting
Ben Shahn, voices and visions : exhibition, September 18-October 31, 1981( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition as expression by John Canaday( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by: Rembrandt, Charles Willson Peale, Edgar Degas, Nicolas Poussin, Sassetta (Stefano di Giovanni), Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Andrea Mantegna, El Greco, Georges Seurat
Techniques : [water color, pastel, and prints] by John Canaday( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expressionism by John Canaday( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes work by: Vincent van Gogh, El Greco, Georges Rouault, John Marin, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Simone Martini, Peter Paul Rubens, Master of the Saint Francis Legend, Albert Pinkham Ryder
The artful avocado by John Canaday( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterpieces by Michelangelo by John Canaday( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful reproductions of Michelangelo's works are presented with imformative commentary
 
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Mainstreams of modern art
Alternative Names

controlled identityHead, Matthew, 1907-1985

Canaday, John E.

Canaday, John Edwin.

Canaday, John Edwin 1907-

Canaday, John Edwin 1907-1985

Head, Matthew.

Head, Matthew, 1907-

Head, Matthew 1907-1985

John Canaday American art historian

John Canaday Amerikaans kunsthistoricus (1907-1985)

Languages
English (232)

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