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The Penguin book of art writing

Author: Martin Gayford; Karen Wright
Publisher: London : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology brings together writing on art from the early Renaissance to the present day, featuring a range of writers including Vasari, Henry James, Francis Bacon and Sigmund Freud. Chapters  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gayford; Karen Wright
ISBN: 0670867594 9780670867592
OCLC Number: 60191935
Description: xviii, 620 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: In the studio: the artist at work --
Nature, lyric & sublime --
Artists & models --
The human clay: humanity in art --
The artist interrogated: interviews & other inquisitions --
On the couch: art & psychology --
La vie de Bohème --
Revolution now! --
Artistic encounters: Greek meets Greek --
Every picture tells a story --
Truth & beauty: in search of reality & the ideal --
Gallery-going: the experience of looking at art --
Mysterious beauties: art & revelation --
How to do it: the practical aspects of art --
Signifivcant form: shape, weight, mass & volume in art --
A sense of place: art & travel --
The probity of art: drawing --
A difficult relationship: artists & patrons --
Imagination --
Emotions --
Paint & stone, etc.: the materials of art --
Bad reviews & stinging replies: artists & critics --
Light, colour, space --
What is art?
Responsibility: edited by Martin Gayford and Karen Wright.

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