Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists
Panther, 2001 - 429 pagina's
A generous selection of forthright essays on art and artists. Hughes tackles the lives and works of over 80 artists, from the old masters to our contemporaries, exploring their achievement (or lack of it) and how they altered the history of art for better or worse.
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Review: Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and ArtistsGebruikersrecensie - Cris - Goodreads
About halfway here but, I have to say I am disappointed. There is more sensationalism in this book than there is critique. Yes, the essays were meant to amuse as much as to inform, but there is entirely too much name dropping and vague unnatributed references here. Volledige recensie lezen
Review: Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and ArtistsGebruikersrecensie - Cat Bennett - Goodreads
Though I read this book in 1990, I love it still. Hughes discusses artists from Caravaggio to Degas, and Sargent, Renť Magritte, Picasso, Pollock, Hockney and more. Most of these pieces were written ... Volledige recensie lezen