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Art and the Sacred By Wendy Beckett

Art and the Sacred by Wendy Beckett

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Summary

What is it about some art that prompts us to regard it as sacred? This book defines the sacred in art and illuminates the theory by the use of 65 commentaries, each of which is set beside a reproduction of the work under discussion. The artists discussed include Picasso, Mondrian and Agnes Martin.

Art and the Sacred Summary

Art and the Sacred by Wendy Beckett

What is it about some art that prompts us to regard it as sacred? This book defines the sacred in art and illuminates the theory by the use of 65 commentaries, each of which is set beside a full-page reproduction of the work under discussion. With artists as varied as Picasso, Mondrian, Bob Natkin, Agnes Martin, Winifred Nicholson and Catherine Lee, this book brings together some of the masterpieces of our time, complemented by a text that confirms the presence of the sacred in a notably secular age.

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GOR003472561
9780712653961
0712653961
Art and the Sacred by Wendy Beckett
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Ebury Publishing
1992-11-12
160
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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