Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artists
The most controversial art critic in America--author of the bestselling The Fatal Shore and The Shock of the New--looks with love and loathing, wit and authority, at art and artists from the past to the present. Hughes evokes and defines the essences, works and worlds of a wide range of artists.
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ing brought off the near impossible joining of expressionist archaism with Pop-
style fifties femininity. ... Indeed they do, and the figure in this neo- Bayreuthian
murk is der fliegende Hollander himself, scudding before the oratorical wind.
Neo-Geo described itself as a "simulationist" movement, and with reason: it was
in every way an artificial business, a pseudo-cooling of the pseudo-heat of early
eighties Neo-Expressionism. Its postures about the "death of reality" are the ...
Neoclassicism, French, 25 Neo-Expressionism, 16, 180, 187, 281, 294-6, 207,
299-308, 316, 320-3, 329, 343, 344, 385 "Neo-Geo," 302, 311, 385 Nevelson,
Louise, 285 New Gallery, London, Venetian painting exhibition (1895), 361
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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
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