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Monet, Degas, Watteau, Courbet, Goya, Velazquez, Poussin — and, in 1989, the
greatest Cubist show ever held, "Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism" at the
Museum of Modern Art. Most of these transatlantic efforts, if not all, were seen in ...
At the start of the seventeenth century, painting in France was not, on the whole,
an instrument of state glory; it tended to be seen as a manual business, a craft.
The story of French art in this period is very largely that of painting's struggle to be
They are backed up with some thirty Gauguins and many remarkable paintings
by the "disciples" — including Bernard, who turns out, like Anquetin, to have been
a painter of real originality who can now be seen without Gauguin's shadow ...
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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