Painting as an Art: The A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts 1984
by Wollheim, Richard
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990. First paperback. Softbound. VG, clean and tight. Faint and infrequent pencil marks throughout the text, would be erasable if so desired.. Color pictorial wraps with white lettering. 384 pp., with 30 color and 358 bw plates. Bolingen Series XXXV, 33. Wollheim's lectures delivered at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. The 6 main sections include: What the artist does; What the spectator does; The spectator in the picture: Friedrich, Manet, Hals; Painting, textuality, and borrowing: Poussin, Manet, Picasso; Painting, omnipotence, and the gaze: Ingres, The Wolf Man, Picasso; and Pinting, metaphor, and the body: Titian, Bellini, De Koning, Etc. with Conclusion, Notes, List of Illustrations, Index. This is the 33rd volume in the A.W. Mellon Series of lectures and the 35th volume in the entire Bollingen series.
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