The Painted Word

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Macmillan, 14 okt. 2008 - 128 pagina's
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"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post)

Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. This is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent" (San Francisco Chronicle).


  

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Review: The Painted Word

Gebruikersrecensie  - Caliban227 - Goodreads

Irreverent and fun; great introduction to the history of Abstract Art, if taken with a grain of salt Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The Painted Word

Gebruikersrecensie  - Tom - Goodreads

Fun to read. Wolfe pops pretentiousness with great skill, but then goes on to make a rather weak case against non-representational art. Sorry, but there really doesn't have to be a answer to the ... Volledige recensie lezen

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Over de auteur (2008)

Tom Wolfe is one of the founders of the new journalism movement and author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full and I Am Charlotte Simmons. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he earned his B.A. at Washington and Lee University and a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale. He lives in New York City.

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