Small Histories: Studies Of Western Art (CV/Visual Arts Research)

 
9780956520272: Small Histories: Studies Of Western Art (CV/Visual Arts Research)

The survey began in April 1988 as interviews with artists,jewellers, fashion designers and furniture restorers, based at Old Loom House Studios, Whitechapel, launching a quarterly review Cv Journal of Art and Crafts. Cv Journal was published to 1992 and the collection of interviews, features and reviews provided the basis of the Cv/Visual Arts Research archive and subsequent publications. The archive is published as books and digital files, as well as CDs and DVDs in Cv's software catalogue. Cv/VAR series number 101, Small Histories is a collection of essays and reviews by Nicholas James on examples of Western art: The Trinity by Masaccio at Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Vermeer's The Maid and Woman Weighing Pearls;Velazquez court portraits, Cezanne and Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon, Anthony Caro, Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol, There are reviews of exhibitions in London's public and private galleries from 1993 to 2010. The collection of over seventy pieces reveals discreet strands that bind the continuum of classic and contemporary art.

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Presents a collection of essays by Nicholas James on classic and contemporary art: "The Trinity" by Masaccio at Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Vermeer's "The Maid" and "Woman Weighing Pearls"; Cezanne and Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon Portraits, and reviews of over seventy exhibitions in public and private galleries held between 1993 and 2010.

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Nicholas Philip James studied painting with Frank Auerbach and Keith Vaughan at the Slade School of Art. He since worked as a house-writer on the Dictionary of Art (Macmillan London & New York) contributing over eighty entries. With Sarah Batiste he edited Cv Journal of Art & Crafts 1988-92, forming Cv Publications in 1992 and Cv/Visual Arts Research in 1995.

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