Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creature
. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1954
This book provides very interesting analysis of balance, form, shape, color, movement etc.
Metropolitan Seminars in Art
. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958
This is a series of portfolios, complete with prints, which deals with various aspects of the study of art. It includes such topics as: Realism, Expressionism, Abstraction, What is a painting?, Composition, Techniques.
Gillis, Adolph and Benet, William,
Poems for Modern Youth
. Cambridge, Houghton mifflin Company, 1938
This rather old-fashioned book has a strong introduction complete with good explanations of poetic terms.
Gombrich, E. H.,
Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial
. Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1969 This book is quite lengthy; it does however provide a complete study of the psychology of art.
Leavitt, Hart D. and Sohn, David A.,
Stop, Look and Write
. New York, Bantam Books, 1964
This book is a very useful tool for teachers who wish to sharpen students’ observation skills for purposes of writing.
Rockowitz, Murray and Kaplan, Milton,
The World of Poetry
. New York, Globe Book Company, 1965
This is an excellent collection of poems arranged thematically.