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Traces the history of art in America, from the early works of Native Americans to the present day, and includes critical commentaries, anecdotes, profiles, and hundreds of illustrations
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Presents eighty-two Amish masterpiece quilts from the Esprit Collection, with historical and interpretive commentaries
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Criticizes Pat Buchanan, Pat Robertson, Jessie Helms, and Ronald Reagan, political correctness, academic obsessions with theory, the art world, American infrastructure, and other targets
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Goya

By Francisco de Goya

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In this acclaimed life of the Spanish painter, critic Robert Hughes gives brilliant authoritative analyses of Goya's vast and varied works, placed within the social, political, and religious context of 18th- and 19th-century Spain. An extraordinary work of both biography and art history. 215 illus., 115 in full color. 448p.
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"Presents a retrospective of the drawings and paintings of the artist John Alexander from the late 1970s to the present day through more than 100 images, three essays, a chronology, an exhibition history, and a bibliography"--Provided by publisher.
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(1986). 4to. Minor edgewear to wrappers, with some toning to rear wrapper and spine. Some rubbing to printed acetate dust jacket, with tear to lower edge of front joint and upper edge of rear joint. Very small chip to bottom edge of front panel. VG/VG in wrappers.
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Once dubbed 'the Ingres of existentialism,' Freud paints texture and thinness of skin over flesh in such a hauntingly unforgettable manner that he's almost single-handedly redefined the figural subject & figurative painting in our time. 112 illus., 105 in color. 136p.
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Iconoclastic, irreverent, passionate, and profoundly erudite, Robert Hughes provides uncompromising views on artists as diverse as Holbein and Hockney, John Singer Sargent and Francis Bacon, Rockwell and Picasso, Watteau and Warhol. From 16th-century Rome to 1980s SoHo. From the author of The Fatal Shore, Shock of the New, Barcelona. 429p.
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A long-time former head art critic for Time presents an authoritative history of the Roman empire that provides coverage of an extensive range of topics from its government and architecture to its influence on culture and politics, sharing complementary personal insights from the author's 1958 visit. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
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A designated New York `hot spot',Balthazar - the cookbook version- presents 100 recipes of its superbly prepared versions of the 'comfort ' foods served up in Parisian brasseries, ranging from Onion Soup Gratinee and Goat Cheese Tart to Moules a la Mariniere, Bouillabaisse and other seafood classics, as well as hearty dishes like Steak au Poivre and Cassoulet. Illus., 90 full-color/50 b&w photographs. 272p.
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Draws on diverse original materials to recount the European settlement of Australia, from the 1788 landing of the first prison fleet to 1868
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An entrhalling account of the convict settlement of Australia, thoroughly researched and brimming over with rare and pungent characters and tales of pathos, bravery, and horror. The idiosyncratic voices of the individual convicts imbue the narrative with the spark and sabvor of real life in all its chaotic, intimate detail. Widely known as a consummate art critic, Robert Hughes reveals his formidable gifts as a social historian. Notes, Bibliography, Index.B&W illus. 688p.
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This authoritative, lively book, based on the BBC Time-Life television series, provides a comprehensive survey of the birth and development of modern art and an updated discussion of the European and American art movements in the 70s and 80s including minimalist and public art, 70s American painting, German Neo-Expressionism, art by women, and environmental art. "The Future that Was," the final chapter, is completely rewritten and updated. 75% of the 275 illustrations in the revised edition are in 4-color.
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An illustrated history of modern art describes the origins of modern painting, sculpture, and architecture, shows how world events affected the art, and explains why the movement is near its end
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Over the course of three decades Robert Hughes has earned a reputation for insightful commentary and criticism on subjects as diverse as Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes and his native Australia. 'Things I Don't Know' is his memoir chronicling the many eventful turns life has taken describing for the first time the near fatal accident that lead to that left him in a coma. Applying the same extraordinary analysis and commentary classics such as 'Shock of the New' set as a standard, Hughes offers readers his experiences viewing the works of Picasso and van Gogh, revealing a deep passion for beauty and tragedy of art captured in view memoirs.
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