WorldCat Identities

Canaday, John 1907-1985

Overview
Works: 241 works in 648 publications in 1 language and 17,253 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Collector
Classifications: ND1142, 759
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Canaday
Mainstreams of modern art by John Canaday( Book )

41 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in English and held by 2,906 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 2,000 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
What is art? : an introduction to painting, sculpture, and architecture by John Canaday( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 1,534 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
Metropolitan seminars in art by John Canaday( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keys to art by John Canaday( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 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 )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan seminars in art by John Canaday( Book )

39 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1: What is a painting?
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 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Techniques : [water color, pastel, and prints] by John Canaday( Book )

10 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of tempura and oil in painting
The artist [as a social critic] by John Canaday( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 239 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 )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 226 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 )

6 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 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 )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers several styles of realism in painting
Composition : pictures as pattern by John Canaday( Book )

8 editions published in 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metropolitan seminars in art by John Canaday( Book )

55 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Ben Shahn, voices and visions : exhibition, September 18-October 31, 1981 by Ben Shahn( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composition as expression by John Canaday( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 161 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
Expressionism by John Canaday( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 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
Masterpieces by Michelangelo by John Canaday( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 135 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 (281)

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