Book Reviews

Review by Meredith Bergmann

Mastering Portraiture: Advance Analysis of the Face Sculpted in Clay by Philippe and Charisse Faraut. New York: PCF Studios, Inc., 2009. 230 pages, nearly 600 photographs. An appreciation of this useful book has to begin with overlooking its title. The sculptor Philippe Faraut, who is highly skilled at rendering likenesses and... More »

Review by James F. Cooper

This is the third volume to appear about the life and art of a sculptor whose career significantly changed the direction of public art and memorials in the nation’s capital. Frederick Hart died in 1999, at the age of 56, with many projects and commissions waiting on the drawing board in his studio at Hume, Virginia, including his... More »