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Matt's Old Masters : Titian, Rubens, Velasquez, Hogarth: Collings, Matthew: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
書籍資料
Matt's Old Masters : Titian, Rubens, Velasquez, Hogarth
Matt's Old Masters : Titian, Rubens, Velasquez, Hogarth
作者: Collings, Matthew
出版社 : Orion Pub Co
出版日期 : 2004/12
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780297646716

BookWeb價格 : A$ 41.20
紀伊國屋會員價格 : A$ 37.08

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語言 : English

書籍簡介
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Subject Development: History
Academic Level: Undergraduate

Welcome to an alarming book. In it Matthew Collings, known for his TV programmes and books about new art, tells you how to look at the old masters. Of course you can look at them however you like. But this book gives you some art historical facts as the context for what you're looking at - Collings gives you the resources you need, in order to make sense of what you're seeing. And he gets you to think for yourself. In art culture today all you hear about are literal meanings, about subject matter and ideas. Matt Collings objects to the droning repetition of that stuff. He looks to the past for a different model of art, one where the surface, the form, the look of something, is part of the idea, maybe even the main thing. We can't have the past back as a complete package, of course. That would be mad. But we can find critical principles in it that we can use to make something better out of our own time. The key figures he has chosen are Titian, Rubens, Velasquez and Hogarth. The first three stand for the highest that painting can go - rich, free, flowing, grand. In art historical terms, this is the 'painterly' stream of art. The last one didn't punch quite so high, but in him Collin

 

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