Download e-book for kindle: A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso by Paul Barolsky

By Paul Barolsky

ISBN-10: 0271036753

ISBN-13: 9780271036755

In A short heritage of the Artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky explores the ways that fiction shapes historical past and background informs fiction. it's a playful publication approximately inventive obsession, approximately artwork heritage as either tragedy and farce, and concerning the heroic and the mock-heroic. The ebook demonstrates that the trendy concept of the artist has deep roots within the photograph of the epic poet, from Homer to Ovid to Dante. Barolsky’s significant declare is that the heritage of the artist is inseparable from old fiction concerning the artist and that fiction is vital to the truth of the artist’s imagination.

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