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The Resource Keeping an eye open : essays on art, Julian Barnes

Keeping an eye open : essays on art, Julian Barnes

Label
Keeping an eye open : essays on art
Title
Keeping an eye open
Title remainder
essays on art
Statement of responsibility
Julian Barnes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An extraordinary collection--hawk-eyed and understanding--from the Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes explains: "Flaubert believed that...great paintings required no words of explanation. Braque thought the ideal state would be reached when we said nothing at all in front of a painting....But it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, us into silence. And if one does, it is only a short time before we want to explain and understand the very silence into which we have been plunged." This is the exact dynamic that informs his new book. Barnes, in his 1989 novel A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, had a chapter on Gericault's The Raft of the Medusa, and since then he has written about many great masters of nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, including Delacroix, Manet, Fantin-Latour, Cezanne, Degas, Redon, Bonnard, Vuillard, Vallotton, Braque, Magritte, Oldenburg, Howard Hodgkin, and Lucian Freud. The seventeen essays gathered here are adroit, insightful and, above all, a true pleasure to read"--
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes, Julian
Dewey number
709.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A6657
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Art, Modern
  • Art, Modern
Label
Keeping an eye open : essays on art, Julian Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Gericault: Catastrophe into Art -- 2.Delacroix: How Romantic? -- 3.Courbet: It's Not Like That, It's Like This -- 4.Manet: In Black and White -- 5.Fantin-Latour: Men in a Line -- 6.Cezanne: Does an Apple Move? -- 7.Degas: And Women -- 8.Redon: Upwards, Upwards! -- 9.Bonnard: Marthe, Marthe, Marthe, Marthe -- 10.Vuillard: You Can Call Him Edouard -- 11.Vallotton: The Foreign Nabi -- 12.Braque: The Heart of Painting -- 13.Magritte: Bird into Egg -- 14.Oldenburg: Good Soft Fun -- 15.So Does It Become Art? -- 16.Freud: The Episodicist -- 17.Hodgkin: Words for H.H
Control code
000054698213
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780224102018
Lccn
2015014317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)908176955
Label
Keeping an eye open : essays on art, Julian Barnes
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Gericault: Catastrophe into Art -- 2.Delacroix: How Romantic? -- 3.Courbet: It's Not Like That, It's Like This -- 4.Manet: In Black and White -- 5.Fantin-Latour: Men in a Line -- 6.Cezanne: Does an Apple Move? -- 7.Degas: And Women -- 8.Redon: Upwards, Upwards! -- 9.Bonnard: Marthe, Marthe, Marthe, Marthe -- 10.Vuillard: You Can Call Him Edouard -- 11.Vallotton: The Foreign Nabi -- 12.Braque: The Heart of Painting -- 13.Magritte: Bird into Egg -- 14.Oldenburg: Good Soft Fun -- 15.So Does It Become Art? -- 16.Freud: The Episodicist -- 17.Hodgkin: Words for H.H
Control code
000054698213
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780224102018
Lccn
2015014317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)908176955

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