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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This image of the dynamic capital against the torpid provinces was tied into all
the main cities of modernism — Moscow ... of modernist self-awareness in art:
disconnection and loss on one hand — the loss of a secure social past, of a
No wonder de Chirico rejected everything that was written about his early work
and refused to agree that it had any fundamental connection with modernism.
Only thus could he rationalize his belief that he was the same artist after 1918 as
The dismantling of modernist dogma has been going on for ten years or more; it
has been a prime staple of architectural criticism and practice throughout one of
the most intense periods of building in American history. Everyone, including ...
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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. 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