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  • Title: Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso
  • Author: Paul Barolsky
  • ISBN: 9780300196696
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Written in the spirit of Ovid 43 B.C A.D 17 18 , this lively and erudite book traces the art derived from Ovid s Metamorphoses from the Renaissance up to the present day The Metamorphoses has been widely illustrated than any other book except the Bible for centuries, great artists have drawn, painted, and sculpted its stories, the artists often responding not onlyWritten in the spirit of Ovid 43 B.C A.D 17 18 , this lively and erudite book traces the art derived from Ovid s Metamorphoses from the Renaissance up to the present day The Metamorphoses has been widely illustrated than any other book except the Bible for centuries, great artists have drawn, painted, and sculpted its stories, the artists often responding not only to Ovid s work but to one another s in their depictions Paul Barolsky, a specialist in Italian Renaissance art and literature, explores Ovid s unparalleled influence on the visual arts, discussing works by many of the most famous artists of the past six centuries Broadly interdisciplinary, the new understanding of the themes of the Metamorphoses revealed here will appeal to those in the fields of Renaissance art, humanism, literature, history, and classics, among others At once witty, entertaining, and profound, Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso is a meditation on what words can achieve that images cannot, and conversely what images can show that words cannot tell.
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    Commentaires:

    Donald
    This book looks at works of art based on stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It is very liberally illustrated with the art works discussed, though some are large works, and the details aren't easy to see in reproduction. It was a much easier read than I had been expecting. Many of the works of art I knew, but there was many didn't. And my knowledge of Ovid's stories isn't very thorough, and of the stories I do know, I often didn't know lots of details. Many of the paintings aren't fashionable - t [...]

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