Life in bronze : Lawrence M. Ludtke, sculptor / Amy L. Bacon.

A disciple of Classical sculpture in a time of pervasive abstract modernism, Lawrence M. Ludtke (1929-2007) of Houston imbued his creations with a sense of movement and realism through his attention to detail, anatomy, and proportion. As a skilled athlete who played professional baseball for the Bro...

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Main Author: Bacon, Amy L., 1969-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Joe and Betty Moore Texas art series ; no. 16.
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Summary:A disciple of Classical sculpture in a time of pervasive abstract modernism, Lawrence M. Ludtke (1929-2007) of Houston imbued his creations with a sense of movement and realism through his attention to detail, anatomy, and proportion. As a skilled athlete who played professional baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, Ludtke brought to his art a fascination with musculature and motion that empowered him to capture the living essence of his subjects. As author Amy L. Bacon shows in this sensitive biography, Ludtke's gentle humanity and sensitivity shines throu.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1603449663
9781603449663