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EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH

STUDIES IN WORLD ART

Essays, reviews, books

 

Studies in world art (Print)  ISSN 2976-8438

Studies in world art (online) ISSN 2976-8446

Hardcover book ISBN: 9781908419576

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Cv publishes a collection of essays and reviews by the eminent art historian and writer, Edward Lucie-Smith. The articles cover the broad span, of classical to 20th/21st century art and its progression by pathways of postmodernism to contemporary art. With the experience of his landmark publications on modern art, several of which remain in print; the author introduces the reader to aspects of cultural mechanics, from the outset of creative experiment and intervention, absorbed by an intricate arena of curatorship and collection, with luminous insights to flaws in its hierarchy and prospects for the future.

 

Ancient Art to the Renaissance 1 The Emperors . 2 Three Emperors . 3 From Giotto to Malevich . 4 Cranach Censored . 5 The Dance of Death* . 6 Andrea Palladio . 7 Antonello da Messina . 8 Holbein in England . 9 Making Art History . 10 Byzantium . 11 Forgotten Empire .12 Raphael . 13 Leonardo the non-deliverer. 14 Velazquez in London . 15 Veronese in London .

 

17th-19th Century 16 Uncollected Writings *. 17 Titian at the National Gallery . 18 Rubens in the Making .19 Rubens Buttered Thin . 20 Rembrandt and Turner *. 21 Images of Majesty . 22 Ink Painting . 23 John Constable . 24 Citizens and Kings . 25 Goya: Between Two Worlds* . 26 Goya Portraits: at the National Gallery. 27 Ingres. 28 Halfway There With Delacroix . 29 Daumier . 30 Slavery for Beginners . 31 The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood . 32 John Millais . 33 Heyday of the Impressionists . 34 Renoir Landscapes . 35 Gauguin at Tate Modern . 36 The Private John Singer Sargent

 

20th/21st centuryn 37 Edvad Munch . 38 Art, Poetry and WWI *. 39 Alex Katz . 40 Arnaldo Pomodoro . 41 Arnaldo Roche . 42 Art From the Third World in London . 43 Damien Hirst Collection . 44 Damien Who? . 45  Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration . 46 Figurative Painting: Confronting the Crisis .47 Pablo Gargallo . 48 Philip Pearlstein . 49 Photography Loses Its Limits . 50 Magical Thinking: Why the Avant-Garde is now History . 51 The Stronger Sex: Contemporary Russian Women Artists . 52 Pissing On The Pissoir . 53 Art in Putinland . 54 Rothko at the Tate . 55 Frida Kahlo . 56 David Hockney: Painting and Photography . 57 Appropriation-What Appropriation? . 58 Ai Weiwei and the evolution of political art . 59 Imperialist and Anti-imperialist: the Artist and Empire . 60 Iranian Stuckism . 61 Michael Craig-Martin: A prophet honoured at last . 62 Chinese Art Now . 63 Modern British Sculpture . 64 Leon Golub: Political Painting . 65 Black British Style . 66 Charming Baker-Guerilla Art . 67 David Burliuk . 68 Matise: The Cut . 69 Art From the Third World in London . 70 Avant-Gardism and Magical Thinking . 71 Claudio Bravo . 72 Joseph Beuys . 73 Contemporary Art: The Med . 74 Not Enough Bread .75 Oleg Kulik . 76 Public Art in Modern Society . 77 Lucian Freud . 78 Picasso/Pollock- The European Vanguard Versus American Modernism . 79 Modern British Sculpture . 80 Yayoi Kusama . 81 Giacometti and Frank Auerbach . Portraiture and the Pursuit of the Absolute . 82 Always in the Vanguard: Russian Women Artists and art of the 21st century . 83 Africa Remix . 84 Wilfredo Lam-Final Essay . 85 Wilhelm Hammershoi . 86 Beryl Cook . 87 Ted Hughes: A Modern Wordsworth? . 88 On Not Going to the Venice Biennale . 89 Stuckism from the Outside . 90 Aspects of Jasper Johns

 

Travel 91 Sarajevo Diary . 92 Seeing Africa . 93 Ecstasy in Los Angeles

 

Art Market 94 What It Is To Curate . 95 The Art of the Dealer . 96 Collecting Contemporary Art . 97 London Terminal: Frieze Art Fair 2013* . 98 The Shanghai Biennale . 99 Making New Museums . 99 What Next in Contemporary Art . 100 Making Art History . 101 The Demise of the Hardcover Book

 

Body Art and Representation 102 Art & Homosexuality . 103 Censoring the Body . 104 Body Art and Abjection . 105 Cultivating the Body . 106 Self Representation . 108 The Way We Are . 109 Men Looking At Men

 

Art Theory and Practice 110 Avant-Garde . 111 Avant-Gardissm and Magical Thinking . 112 Misinterpretation and Reinterpretation . 113 So You Think You Are Avant-Garde . 114 The Artist and the Artwork . 115 Art Criticism and the Formalist Approach . 116 Decode: a glimpse of the future . 117 The Decline and Fall of the Avant-Garde* . 118 Artificial Nature . 119 Radical Light . 120 Radical Nature . 121 The Modern Shaman . 122 The Lephant in the Room . 123 Going Digital-Goodbye Herr Gutenberg

 

*Indicates title published as a book

 

The Author Edward Lucie-Smith was born in 1933 at Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to Britain in 1946, and was educated at King's School, Canterbury and Merton College, Oxford, where he read History. Subsequently he was an Education Officer in the R.A.F., then worked in advertising for ten years before becoming a freelance author. He is now an internationally known art critic and historian, who is also a published poet(winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize), an anthologist and a practicing photographer.

He has published more than a hundred books in all, including a biography of Joan of Arc (recently republished by Penguin in paperback as a 'classic biography'), a historical novel, and more than sixty books about art, chiefly but not exclusively about contemporary work. A number of his art books, among them Movements in Art since 1945 , Visual Arts of the 20th Century, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Art Today are used as standard texts throughout the world. Movements in Art since 1945, first published in 1969, has been continuously in print since that date.

He has been curator of a number of exhibitions, including three Peter Moores   Projects at the Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, (surveys of contemporary British art), The New British Painting (which toured US venues in 1988-90) and two artist retrospectives, Lin Emery and George Dunbar, both for the New Orleans Museum of Art. He has been a jury member for the John Moores prize exhibition in Liverpool, and for biennials in Cairo, Sharjah, Alexandria and Belgrade. He was curator of 'New British Art'. at the Orion Gallery inOstend (April-June 2001), of 'New Classicism: Artists of the Ideal', at Palazzo Forti, Verona (April-September 2002), and of 'Gods Becoming Men' at the Frissiras Museum, Athens [July-September 2004). He has recently become the curator of the new Bermondsey Project Space in London S.E.1