Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists
A.A. Knopf, 1990 - 429 pagina's
More than one hundred essays on the world of art encompassing pieces on artists ranging from Goya to Warhol.
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... the hostility of the provinces to the city — was set to become one of the axioms
of the modernist creed, and hence of culture as suck The idea of an avant-garde
was born in the nineteenth century, in the ideas of men such as Baudelaire.
Rejected by the French avant-garde, he struck back with disputatious critiques of
modernist degeneracy; for the next sixty years of his life, he remained an
obdurate though not very skillful academic painter. He even took to signing his
The dismantling of modernist dogma has been going on for ten years or more; it
has been a prime staple of architectural criticism and practice throughout one of
the most intense periods of building in American history. Everyone, including ...
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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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