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Kenneth Clark (1) (1903–1983)

Autor/a de Civilisation: A Personal View

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Crèdit de la imatge: Kenneth Clark (1903-1983)

Obres de Kenneth Clark

Civilisation: A Personal View (1969) 2,487 exemplars
The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form (1956) 932 exemplars
Leonardo da Vinci (1963) 620 exemplars
Landscape into art (1949) 395 exemplars
Animals and Men (1977) 92 exemplars
Civilisation: The Complete Series [1969 TV serial] (1969) — Written and Narrated by — 86 exemplars
Looking at Pictures (1961) 82 exemplars
The Other Half: A Self Portrait (1694) 80 exemplars
An Introduction to Rembrandt (1978) 77 exemplars
Feminine Beauty (1980) 69 exemplars
Piero della Francesca (1951) 45 exemplars
The Art of Humanism (1983) 36 exemplars
Westminster Abbey (1972) 35 exemplars
Best of Aubrey Beardsley (1978) 33 exemplars
Moments of Vision (1981) 32 exemplars
Paul Klee (1949) 27 exemplars
Henry Moore: Drawings (1974) 13 exemplars
Le Nu II (1998) 6 exemplars
Le Nu tome 1 (1998) 4 exemplars
Revolta romantica 1 exemplars
The artist grows old (1972) 1 exemplars
Provincialism 1 exemplars
Edvard Munch 1863-1944 (1974) 1 exemplars
Last Lectures 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art (1974) — Introducció, algunes edicions714 exemplars
The Horizon Book of the Renaissance (1961) — Col·laborador — 246 exemplars
Praeterita: The Autobiography of John Ruskin (Oxford Letters & Memoirs) (1900) — Introducció, algunes edicions134 exemplars
Ruskin Today (1964) — Editor — 71 exemplars
Masterpieces of fifty centuries; [exhibition] (1970) — Introducció — 59 exemplars
Charles Ricketts, subtle and fantastic decorator (1979) — Pròleg — 39 exemplars
Forty years with Berenson (1966) — Prefaci — 34 exemplars
Graham Sutherland: Landscapes, War Scenes, Portraits 1927-1950 (2005) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Sidney Nolan (1961) — Introducció — 10 exemplars
The Analog Sea Review: Number Three (2020) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
In trust for the nation — Introducció — 1 exemplars


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Civilisation by Kenneth Clark a Folio Society Devotees (novembre 2023)


Ha Ha! In 1999 I wrote about this book: "Chapter 1 and I am already offended! Clark is so dated! What small mind wrote,about, "the negro imagination," that created the African mask, or about "the late antique world, full of meaninless rituals, mystery religious, that destroyed self-confidence." *** I went on to discover "stuff I liked," and I made a few notes. but I clearly did not complete this book. I don't think I ever even saw the companion television show. I know Clark remains a big name in social sciences, so perhaps I will see what he did in later years.… (més)
Kim.Sasso | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Aug 27, 2023 |
Des détails d'oeuvre comparés deux par deux. Inattendu, stimulant et bien sûr diablement intelligent et subtil.
marievictoire | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Dec 28, 2021 |
Publication issued by the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation on the occasion of the presentation of the Erasmus Price to Marc Chagalll and Oskar Kokoschka,
petervanbeveren | Aug 22, 2021 |
A magisterial and opinionated overview of landscape painting up to the nineteenth century, based upon the author's 1946 undergraduate lectures at the University of Oxford, with each chapter displaying depth of knowledge of both art and English literature. It is accessible, but as it is dated (1949, with minor revisions in 1976), also makes you realise how much might be assumed knowledge for undergraduates at that time, which is now erudite (for this reader), making me aware of the loss of a common education, or perhaps it has always been such.
The first four chapters (over half the book) set out snapshots from the historical development of landscape painting, which was originally merely the background of religious or figurative painting. Chapters five to seven discuss landscape painting in the nineteenth century, and chapter eight is a brief epilogue looking at early twentieth century art.

Perhaps too many superlatives, but the works that he applies them to are mainly the famous works one expects. And although dated, the introduction by Will Gompertz to the Folio Society edition puts this in its historical context.
The Folio Society edition from 2013 (if you can obtain it second hand) has 147 cross-referenced colour illustrations of works discussed in the text, which make it a joy to read.
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CarltonC | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Mar 27, 2020 |



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