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The Spectacle of skill : selected writings of Robert Hughes /

The Spectacle of skill : selected writings of Robert Hughes /
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R2583172 B HUGH
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ISBN 9781400044450
Shelf Location B HUGH
Author Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012, author
Title The Spectacle of skill : selected writings of Robert Hughes / Robert Hughes.
Edition First edition.
Production/Publication data New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
© 2015
Physical Description xv, 667 pages ; 25 cm.
Carrier Type volume
General Notes Includes index.
Contents Notes The Shock of the New. The Mechanical Paradise ; The Faces of Power -- The Fatal Shore . The Harbor and the Exiles ; A Horse Foaled by an Acorn ; The Geographical Unconscious -- Nothing if Not Critical . The Decline of the City of Mahagonny ; John Singer Sargent ; James Whistler ; Thomas Eakins ; Jackson Pollock ; Mark Rothko in Babylon ; Andy Warhol ; Julian Schnabel ; Art and money -- Barcelona. The Color of a Dog Running Away ; "If Not, Not" ; Going to the Fair ; The Hermit in the Cave of Making -- American Visions -- A Jerk on One End -- Goya. Driving into Goya ; The Caprichos ; War with Napoleon -- Things I Didn't Know. A Bloody Expat ; A Sydney Childhood ; Among the Cadets of Christ ; Uni and After ; Wading in Florence -- Rome. Prologue ; Renaissance ; Epilogue -- From the Unfinished Memoir. Coming to Time ; SoHo ; Graft - Things You Didn't Know ; My Friend Robert Rauschenberg ; 20/20 ; The Shock of the New ; High Trash ; Tuna Surprise ; Long Island ; Helga ; Danton - I Hardly Knew You.
Summary Note "A selection of the best writing by the most important--and thunderously outspoken--art and culture critic of our time, including approximately 125 never-before-seen pages from the unfinished second volume of his memoir, which he was working on at the time of his death in 2012. With an introduction by Adam Gopnik"--
Subject added entry -- Personal Name Hughes, Robert
Subject Modernism (Art)
Personal Memoirs
Popular culture
Art critics -- Australia -- Biography
Subject (Geographic) Australia
Genre Biography
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