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    • Frida Kahlo

    • Studies in World Art, Book 29
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    Going to the Frida Kahlo exhibition current at Tate Modern in London is like entering the shrine of a secular saint....

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    • Studies in World Art, Book 89
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    Yayoi Kusama is now one of Japan’s best-known contemporary artists. She was the recipient of her country’s Praemium Imperiale for painting in 2006 - the most prestigious award Japan can offer to any painter....

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    A study of a later period album of drawings on the theme of old women and nightmares by Francisco Goya exhibited at the Courtauld Gallery London, with reference to his supernatural "Black Paintings"....

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    Georgia O’Keeffe is a slightly odd case in the story of American art. She became famous very early, thanks to the efforts of her patron, lover, and eventual husband Alfred Stieglitz....

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    • Gauguin at Tate Modern

    • Studies in World Art, Book 31
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    The new Gauguin exhibition at Tate Modern in certainly the art event of the year in London. It’s a blockbuster exhibition of a kind that, thanks to the continuing worldwide financial crisis, may soon become extinct....

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    • Censoring the Body

    • Studies in World Art, Book 18
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    At the dawn of art, representations of the nude body were simply vehicles for statement about the need for fertility if the human race was to survive successfully....

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    • Raphael

    • Studies in World Art, Book 65
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    Of the three great Italian High Renaissance masters, Raphael is now the most problematic. But in his own lifetime, he was perhaps the most admired of the three, successful with every type of patron and every type of audience....

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    More than 30 years ago - in 1977, to be exact - I co-authored a book called Work and Struggle: The Painter as Witness. Its subject was one aspect of the academic painting of the late 19th and very early 20th century....

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    • Figurative Painting: Confronting the Crisis

    • Studies in World Art, Book 119
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    This exhibition, based on a single, very personal and - dare one say it? - extremely distinguished private collection, tackles a large subject within a relatively small compass. It aims to examine a now universally recognized crisis, which is what is happening to painting as an art form....

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    • Making a Masterpiece

    • Studies in World Art, Book 45
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    The creation of a masterpiece needs more than simply determination on the part of a single individual - though this, of course, is a myth that has continuously gained in strength since the time of Michelangelo....

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