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Pre-Raphaelites The big spring exhibition at London's Tate Gallery, "The Pre-
Raphaelites," has been a roaring popular success. In attendance it has been
surpassed at the Tate only by exhibitions of John Constable and Salvador Dali ...
and the Pre-Raphaelites tried strenuously to revive this cast of mind. Every detail
tells a story and wants to be decoded. It can be quite a tiring business "reading" a
full-scale Pre-Raphaelite allegory, such as Hunt's The Hireling Shepherd, ...
After 186o this Symbolist phase of Pre-Raphaelite art was busy preparing the
ground for William Morris and the arts-and-crafts movement, for Art Nouveau and
thus, to some limited extent, for modernism itself. The fact is that nothing, not even
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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