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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... and Boston at the turn of the century — just as, under his guidance, the art of
the Italian Renaissance came pouring into America at the start of its museum age
— was his promise of a new American Renaissance which would outdo the old, ...
The image of the Renaissance man was in the air. When Saint- Gaudens got
back to New York in 1875, he met up with the men whose shared efforts would
utterly transform the face of public art in America — the architects H. H.
The reinvention of the Renaissance by Jakob Burckhardt and his followers was
one of the great facts of American cultural life in the 1880s, and when the
millionaires and their wives began to identify with the condottieri and doges to the
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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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