In the Picture

In the Picture : The Year Through Art

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Andrew Graham-Dixon's weekly column "In the Picture" in the "Sunday Telegraph" is one of the most regularly and widely read pieces of art criticism in Britain. This book takes 52 of the best of these articles, arranged through the seasons, festivals and anniversaries of the calendar, the provide a pictorial commentary on the year. Some of the pictures are well known: "Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase" by Vincent Van Gogh, "Flag" by Jasper Johns; Graham-Dixon helps us to see them freshly. But many are not: "Fish and Sandwich" by Patrick Caulfield, "The Beach at Trouville - The Empress Eugenie" by Eugene Boudin and "Atom Piece" by Henry Moore. The essays provided offer a short introduction to each.show more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 180 x 220 x 20mm | 739.37g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • ALLEN LANE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 52pp colour illustrations
  • 0713996757
  • 9780713996753

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