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pleasure: every shade of meaning, every sensation that the body can display,
found its way into his oeuvre. Rodin had very few inhibitions; flesh, both his own
and others', was a source of inexhaustible fascination to him, and the erotic fury
But in the end, the body messages of Smith's sculpture do not depend on
whether the pieces have "heads" or "legs," as quite a few of them do. They flow
from the internal relationships of the forms and from the metaphorical
suggestions of ...
The parts of the bodies rarely connect well, and have Noli me tangere written all
over them. Sometimes his lumpish ladies on the beach suggest the drawings of
James Thurber. In Matisse, no matter how reduced the outline may be or how ...
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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