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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New York had never been paradise, and living there, below the kind of income
level enjoyed by only one American in forty, had never been easy. (Those who
complain about the street squalor of Manhattan as though it were something new
The Met show has a Sacrifice to Priapus of this kind, done when he was twenty -
five. Once back in Madrid, he began the scramble up the greasy social pole.
There were rebuffs. The Academy wouldn't accept him. In 1779 Mengs died and ...
This kind of paint surface is part of the work of delivering sensations not
propositions, and it is neither idly sumptuous nor "ironically" sexy. But the one
thing it cannot reliably do is fix the extreme disjuncture between Bacon's figures
and their ...
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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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