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Edward Lucie-Smith: Uncollected Writings: Studies of Western Art
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Cv/VAR series 152 publishes an anthology of essays and reviews by the eminent art historian and writer, Edward Lucie-Smith. The articles cover a broad span, from the Italian Renaissance of Giotto and Antonello da Messina, Leonardo and Michelangelo, progressing to Rubens, Velazquez and Ingres, with essays on William Hogarth, John Constable and John Everett Millais for British Art. With the experience of his landmark publications on modern art, which remain in print; the author sweeps the reader on a fabulous journey of perception, disclosing the strands that bind the continuum of classic and contemporary art.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesArt styles not defined by date Publisher: CV Publications Publication Date: 05/10/2012 ISBN-13: 9781908419453  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Born 1933, educated at Oxford University, Edward Lucie-Smith has published more than more than sixty books about art, chiefly but not exclusively about contemporary work. A number of his art books, among them Movements in Art since 1945 , Visual Arts of the 20th Century, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Art Today are used as standard texts throughout the world. Movements in Art since 1945, first published in 1969, has been continuously in print since that date. He has been curator of a number of exhibitions, including three Peter Moores Projects at the Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, (surveys of contemporary British art), The New British Painting and two artist retrospectives, Lin Emery and George Dunbar, both for the New Orleans Museum of Art. He was curator of 'New British Art'. at the Orion Gallery in Ostend of 'New Classicism: Artists of the Ideal', at Palazzo Forti, Verona April-September 2002), and of 'Gods Becoming Men' at the Frissiras Museum, Athens [July-September 2004). He has recently become the curator of the new Bermondsey Project Space in London SE1

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