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The painting of modern life : Paris in the art of Manet and his followers
The Paris of the 1860s and 1870s was supposedly a brand-new city, equipped with boulevards, cafes, parks, and suburban pleasure grounds--the birthplace of those habits of commerce and leisure thatExpand
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Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War
Afflicted Powers is an account of world politics since September 11, 2001. It aims to confront the perplexing doubleness of the present...its lethal mixture of atavism and new-fangledness. A bruteExpand
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The Absolute Bourgeois: Artists and Politics in France, 1848-1851
Caravaggio's Roman altarpiece, "Death of the Virgin," in the Louvre, is often considered shockingly realistic and radically secular in content. Pamela Askew reveals its imagery to be as rich inExpand
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The Sight of Death: An Experiment in Art Writing
Why do we find ourselves returning to certain pictures time and again? What is it we are looking for? How does our understanding of an image change over time? In his latest book T. J. Clark addressesExpand
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Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary
An ambitious exploration of the self-portrait from its inception in the late fifteenth century to the end of the twentieth, this ground-breaking book moves beyond the constraints of art history.Expand
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Farewell to an Idea: Episodes from a History of Modernism
"In this intense and far-reaching book, acclaimed art historian T. J. Clark offers a new vision of the art of the past two centuries, focusing on moments when art responded directly in extreme termsExpand
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Clement Greenberg's Theory of Art
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  • 1 September 1982
In the issue of Partisan Review for Fall 1939 appeared an article by Clement Greenberg entitled "Avant-Garde and Kitsch." It was followed four issues later, in July-August 1940, by anotherExpand
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A Note in Reply to Peter Wollen
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