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Lives of the artists

by Calvin Tompkins

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artists -- Biography -- History and criticism,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCalvin Tompkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6489 .T66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16727349M
    ISBN 100805088725
    ISBN 109780805088724
    LC Control Number2008013121
    OCLC/WorldCa214934890

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Lives of the Artists [Calvin Tomkins] on axendadeportiva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Brilliantly illuminating This latter-day Vasari puts his dry wit and keen eye to work in fashioning enduring portraits of ten contemporary-art starsCited by: 5.

Packed with facts, attributions, and entertaining anecdotes about his contemporaries, Vasari's collection of biographical accounts also presents a highly influential theory of the development of Renaissance art.

Beginning with Cimabue and Giotto, who represent the infancy of art, Vasari considers the period of youthful vigour, shaped by Donatello, Brunelleschi, Ghiberti, and Masaccio, before 4/5(3). This Dover edition is an abridged version of a two volume edition of Giorgio Vasari’s Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, often called today Lives of the Artists, or just “Vasari’s Lives”.

The translation used is that of Mrs. Jonathan Foster ()/5. This book arrived in perfect condition despite how it was shipped without padding in the box. The book is broken down by specific artists and for the most part follows the line of teacher to student, and on and on.

Each segment goes over some relevant history into their lives, their Cited by: Giorgio Vasari (/ v ə ˈ s ɑːr i /, also US: /-ˈ z ɑːr- v ɑː ˈ z ɑːr i /, Italian: [ˈdʒordʒo vaˈzaːri]; 30 July – 27 June ) was an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, best known for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing.

He was also the first to use the term Education: Andrea del Sarto. The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects (Italian: Le vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori), also known as The Lives (Italian: Le Vite), is a series of artist biographies written by 16th-century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the most-read work Lives of the artists book the older literature of Author: Giorgio Vasari.

Lives of the artists by Kathleen Krull is a non-fiction book filled with facts about the most famous artists you may or may not have heard axendadeportiva.com book is fresh,spirited and an entertaining presentation/5. Lives of the Artists is all about the interesting lives of famous artists that people may or may not have heard of.

I recommend this book to anyone interested in famous artists such Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, or maybe even Katsushika Hokusai. Gray/5. The best books on The Lives of Artists recommended by Maria Loh. Still Lives: Death, Desire, and the Portrait of the Old Master by Maria Loh Read.

We live in an age obsessed with self-image. Technology has made the ‘selfie’ a ubiquitous form of social currency. Joseph Koerner’s book, The Moment of Self-Portraiture in German. Lives of the Artists - Ebook written by Giorgio Vasari.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Lives of the Artists. Jan 01,  · "The Lives of Artists" not only discusses the importance of the artists, but it also serves as a book of art criticism.

Vasari looked at the artists' paintings in minute detail, describing the positive and negative aspects of the artistry as well as the quality of the work. "The Lives of the Artists" has not escaped criticism, though.3/5(2). lives of vittore scarpaccia (carpaccio), and of other venetian and lombard painters • • jacopo, called l'indaco • life of jacopo, called l'indaco • luca signorelli of cortona • life of luca signorelli of cortona the third part of the lives of the sculptors, painters, and architects, who have lived from cimabue to our own day.

Jan 12,  · The art world needs more Vivian Maiers. Accomplished but utterly unknown as a photographer during her lifetime, Maier, who died inrepresents for. The Artist Book Foundation is dedicated to documenting and celebrating the lives and work of artists through the richest visual presentations and most informed narratives.

Preserving and sharing this artistic heritage enriches our communities and provides inspiration for current and future generations. Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Lives of the Artists, Vol. 1 book by Giorgio Vasari. A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari () achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first Free shipping over $Cited by: In his Lives of the Artists of the Italian Renaissance, Vasari demonstrated a literary talent that outshone even his outstanding abilities as a painter and architect.

Through character sketches and anecdotes. Get this from a library. Lives of the artists. [Calvin Tomkins] -- In Lives of the Artists ten major artists are captured in Tomkins's cool and ironic style to record the new directions art is taking during these days of limitless freedom.

As formal technique and. At best, “Lives of the Artists-Masterpieces, Messes” will broaden a dilettante’s interest in visual art and make a reader look up some of their work. Kathleen Krull barely touches the lives she writes about but when one sees the work of the artists she chooses, her choices of subject make the book worth reading.

Giorgio Vasari's "Lives of the Artists" Summary ("Lives of the most excellent painters, sculptors and architects"). Giorgio Vasari () is the Plutarch of Renaissance Italy. His "lives of the most excellent painters, sculptors and architects" ("Lives of the Artists") runs to over half a million words and some biographical portraits, among them profiles of Cimabue, Leonardo.

May 18,  · Lives of the Artists Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought) (Book): Krull, Kathleen: Most people can name some famous artists and recognize their best-known works. But what's behind all that painting, drawing, and sculpting.

What was Leonardo da Vinci's snack of choice while he painted Mona Lisa's mysterious smile. Why did Georgia O'Keeffe find bones so appealing. Jewish Artists Book Club. $ (You save 31% off the cover price!) This product is no longer available. Sign up by December 20, and an award-winning biography will be shipped every month for twelve months starting January Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.Calvin Tomkins has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since He has written more than a dozen books, including The Bride and the Bachelors, Merchants and Masterpieces, Living Well Is the Best Revenge, Off the Wall, Duchamp: A Biography, and Lives of the Artists.

David Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker sinceand a staff writer since