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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So the real subject of Morley's painting is not so much the death of people or the
destruction of machinery as the general, ineradicable ground of adult violence in
the infant psyche. The paint on the canvas looks sluggish and frozen, like cake ...
One could say the ejaculatory blurt of white paint in the painting Two Studies for a
Portrait of George Dyer, 1968, ... kind of chance is easily manipulated with
practice, and it rhymes suspiciously well with other curves in the painting (such
as the ...
When Fischl started out to paint, the odds were against the very idea of narrative
painting based on the human figure. Born in New York City in 1948, he went to
art school in 197o at the California Institute for the Arts in Los Angeles — just at ...
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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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