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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Occasionally there would be a slender, learned spoof, as when Warhol did black-
and-white paintings of dance- step diagrams in parody of Mondrian's black-and-
white Fox Trot, 193o. But in general, his only subject was detachment: the ...
"Performance bores me. What interests me is the invention. I like to make a
parody of bravura. You have to think of a lot of my work as some sort of parody of
talent. Of course, parody is not an attack; you cannot parody anything you can't
Its dull turbulence parodies the violence implicit in expressionist paint- handling.
The heavy brushstroke is no longer an index of earnestness; it quotes strong
feeling without necessarily endorsing it. Morley's blend of coolness and violence
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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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