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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Huge Cities and high tow'r'd, that well might seem The seats of mightiest
Monarchs, and so large The Prospect was, that here and there was room For
barren desert . . . Nothing trivial can happen in this landscape; nature is didactic,
He seems to have been solitary and misanthropic, but with flashes of antic gaiety:
"A good friend but a difficult one," the dealer Edme-Francois Gersaint unhelpfully
put it. Naturally one would like to know more; probably we never shall.
He was a shy, insecure, aloof young man — if one did not know this from the
testimony of his friends, one would gather it from his early self-portraits, with their
veiled look of mannerist inwardness acquired from Pontormo — and, it seems, ...
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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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