Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artists
Collins Harvill, 5 nov. 1990 - 429 pagina's
Essays on art and artists, from Holbein and Caravaggio to contemporaries including Hockney and Schnabel, by the noted Australian expatriate art critic, Robert Hughes. He not only discusses the particular skill of each artist but also addresses matters such as art teaching, art and the marketplace, and art as a social function.
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Thus the power of Bernard Berenson's appeal to the plutocrats of Chicago, New
York and Boston at the turn of the century — just as, under his guidance, the art of
the Italian Renaissance came pouring into America at the start of its museum ...
No student of Renaissance art today can do more than imagine the obstacles that
lay in Berenson's path of connoisseurship. In the age of art history, they have
vanished, but their disappearance was very largely Berenson's doing. There
Since nearly all the paintings in the show were owned by rich and titled
Englishmen, Berenson's pamphlet stirred up a hornet's nest. It achieved its end,
since if all earlier Renaissance attributions, in England as in Italy, could have
doubt cast ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - philipjohn - LibraryThing
Robert Hughes must be one of the finest users of language at work in the field of art criticism. His comments, whether you agree with them or not, are always a joy to read. Volledige review lezen
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This collection brings together over 90 essays, many of which have already appeared in major journals. Hughes considers the Masters, 19th-century art and artists, the Modernist spirit, American and ... Volledige review lezen
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