Essays on artists

Just Looking Essays on Art by John Updike — Reviews, Discussion.

An extraordinary collection—hawk-eyed and understanding—from the Man Booker Prize–winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. It's a readable, riveting, informed work with sharp, marvellous anecdotes and observations. Barnes is a well-known, multi-award-winning English author of fiction (A History of the World in 10½ Chapters; Flaubert's Parrot) and nonfiction (The Pedant in the Kitchen; Nothing To Be Frhtened Of).

The Most Important Art Essays of the Year artnet

It was an eventful year for art writing, with plenty of shifts in the landscape, as new publications opened (including this one), or popped up, or reinvented themselves.

Just Looking <strong>Essays</strong> on Art by John Updike — Reviews, Discussion.

Keeping an Eye Open Essays on Art Julian Barnes. -

, Kraus’s essay welds together the personal, political, and theoretical into what amounts to a fascinating new framework through which to consider the emergent, increasingly uncategorizable genres of art taking shape in the nation’s art schools. “The Color of Context” by Nikki Darling, A reply to criticism leveled at “Made in LA 2014,” the Hammer museum’s biennial, Darling’s piece takes on the question of what real “diversity” in art mht mean: “Is the goal to include more artists of color in the city’s museums, or is it to make room for a certain type of artist of color, while noring the ethnicity of others who don’t outwardly fit this mold? “Duty-Free Art” by Hito Steyerl, e-Flux Journal An artful, unsettling essay on the ways that contemporary art has become an instrument of the powerful, this essay is ingeniously structured around Steyerl’s investation of Leaks’s trove of (unverified, unverifiable) documents relating to OMA’s 2010 plan for a museum in Syria funded by the Assad regime.

Keeping an Eye Open Essays on Art review – Julian Barnes

- During the late nineteenth-century, Impressionism was influenced by the tourism industry and industry of leisure.


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