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WHISTLER ON ART

by James McNeill Whistler

  • 53 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Criticism,
  • Individual Painters - 19th Century,
  • Letters And Correspondence,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Letters,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Whistler, James McNeill,
  • Whistler, James McNeill,,
  • 1834-1903,
  • 19th century,
  • Art, Modern,
  • Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    PB

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8634876M
    ISBN 101560985089
    ISBN 109781560985082

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    This beautiful vintage art history book has 16 full page reproductions of the work of 19th century American-born, British-based painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler (), plus 5 pages with an English description of Whistler and his paintings. His work included landscape and portrait/5(). The Whistler is a tale of the perfect storm of corruption, a corruption so profound and well hidden that it lasts decades and involves an entire Native American tribe, countless of mobsters that have previously evaded law enforcement attention, numerous murders, a /5.

      The gentle art of making enemies: as pleasingly exemplified in many instances, wherein the serious ones of this earth, carefully exasperated, have been prettily spurred on to unseemliness and indiscretion, while overcome by an undue sense of right. by James McNeill Whistler 28 editions - first published in Written works: James Ncneill Whistler. The book offers new insights into some of Whistler’s most beloved masterpieces in the context of art and fashion in the Victorian period. Illustrated with paintings, pastels, prints, and drawings by Whistler, the book also presents photographs of his sitters, contemporary costumes, works by other artists of the period, and artifacts from.


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A major new biography of James McNeill Whistler, one of most complex, intriguing, and important of America’s artists The first biography in more than twenty years of James McNeill Whistler (–) is also the first to make extensive use of the artist’s private correspondence to tell the story of Cited by: 2.

No matter how many times the art lover re-opens this book, they are sure to be surprised and delighted yet once again, as Whistler truly defies categorization. "As a kind of midwife at the birth of abstract painting" (as Holden puts it), he is not avant-garde, nor a realist, nor an impressionist, nor a post-impressionist, nor a symbolist, nor a Cited by: 2.

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James McNeill Whistler, in full James Abbott McNeill Whistler, (born JLowell, Massachusetts, U.S.—died JLondon, England), American-born artist noted for his paintings of nocturnal London, for his striking and stylistically advanced full-length portraits, and for his brilliant etchings and articulate theorist about art, he did much to introduce.

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Living by the mantra of "art for art's sake" meant, in Whistler's case, not withdrawing from the world but hurling himself at it, fists flying. He called his autobiography The Gentle Art.

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Flamboyant dandy and ebullient publicist, friend of Oscar Wilde, Whistler was also a meticulous craftsman dedicated to the perfection of his art.

Whistler was born in America but trained in Paris. He began as a realist painter but gradually developed a startlingly original method of composition, refining his technique to the barest essentials. The Gentle Art of Making Enemies is a book by the painter James McNeill Whistler, published in The book was in part a response to, in part a transcript of, /5(9).

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A quick read. The first third of the book is a report of the libel suit Whistler brought against the esteemed art critic and his former friend John Ruskin, who had written of Whistler's "Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket" (), "I have never seen, and heard, much of cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of /5.

Whistler was a devoted advocate of the Aesthetic movement in his promotion of the "art for art's sake" mentality through his writings such as The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (), and he also helped cultivate new concepts of beauty by using unconventional models reminiscent of Pre-Raphaelite figures and, most notably, by incorporating the Japanese aesthetic into his imaginative ality: American.

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He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, and was a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake".

His famous signature for his Birth place: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Art and design books Whistler’s Mother review – a painting that’s not what it seems A meticulous study of Anna Whistler, by Daniel E Sutherland and Georgia Toutziari, is a.

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