Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artists
Penguin Books, 1 feb. 1992 - 429 pagina's
The most controversial art critic in America--author of the bestselling The Fatal Shore and The Shock of the New--looks with love and loathing, wit and authority, at art and artists from the past to the present. Hughes evokes and defines the essences, works and worlds of a wide range of artists.
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Founded in 1768, the Academy grew out of the ambition of English painters and
connoisseurs to shake off the air of menial trade that had always clung to painting
on their side of the Channel. Under royal patronage, they would distinguish ...
He was the father of English classicism. Curiously enough, not much is known
about his life. Jones was a clothworker's son and began his career as a
journeyman painter. Quite early on, in his mid-twenties, he went in a ducal
retinue through ...
Partly, the English themselves: a nation always mingy in valuing its own artists.
The most durable form of English hostility came not from the Royal Academy,
whose fogies died off, but from the enlightened purlieus of Bloomsbury, where
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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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