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The Resource A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky

A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky

Label
A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso
Title
A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso
Statement of responsibility
Paul Barolsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores art history and imaginative literature to show how fiction and history inform each other. Traces the modern idea of the artist to the epic tradition from Homer and Ovid to Dante, leading to Michelangelo. Examines how Vasari shaped Balzac's idea of the artist, and Balzac influenced Picasso's --Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
709
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
N8351
LC item number
.B37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The art of God from the beginning of the world till the end of time -- Homer, Hephaistos, and the poetic origins of art history -- Ovid's protean epic and artistic personae -- Dante and the modern cult of the artist -- Vasari and the quixotic painter -- Leonardo, Vasari, and the historical imagination -- Vasari and the autobiography of Michelangelo -- Balzac and the fable of failure in modern art -- Myths and mysteries of modern art -- Towards a mock-heroic history of art -- The metamorphoses of Picasso
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 147 pages
Isbn
9780271036755
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn670265276
Label
A brief history of the artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The art of God from the beginning of the world till the end of time -- Homer, Hephaistos, and the poetic origins of art history -- Ovid's protean epic and artistic personae -- Dante and the modern cult of the artist -- Vasari and the quixotic painter -- Leonardo, Vasari, and the historical imagination -- Vasari and the autobiography of Michelangelo -- Balzac and the fable of failure in modern art -- Myths and mysteries of modern art -- Towards a mock-heroic history of art -- The metamorphoses of Picasso
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 147 pages
Isbn
9780271036755
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn670265276

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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