Read e-book online A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso PDF

By Paul Barolsky

ISBN-10: 0271036753

ISBN-13: 9780271036755

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

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