Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artists
Essays on art and artists, from Holbein and Caravaggio to contemporaries including Hockney and Schnabel, by the noted Australian expatriate art critic, Robert Hughes. He not only discusses the particular skill of each artist but also addresses matters such as art teaching, art and the marketplace, and art as a social function.
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... 214 Jackson Pollock 217 Arshile Gorky 220 Joseph Cornell 224 Edward
Hopper 227 Norman Rockwell 230 Mark Rothko in Babylon 233 Andy Warhol
243 Part Six: Contemporaries Saul Steinberg 259 James Turrell 268 R. B. Kitaj
269 Roy ...
With his retrospective of 102 paintings and drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum in
Washington, D.C., the American artist R. B. Kitaj, expatriate in England, has come
home in force. For the past fifteen years, Kitaj has been one of the most visible ...
In this respect he had quite a lot in common with another brilliant student at the
Royal College in London, the American expatriate R. B. Kitaj, although he lacked
Kitaj's political nostalgias and imagery of rootlessness. He was in tune with some
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 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. Read full review
Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artistsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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 ... Read full review