EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts


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  1. says: Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts I found my notes to this book in a box in the loft part of what will become known as “The Bryant Papers” in a few dec

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    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts An excellent concise brilliant analysis of how art has replaced religion in the last century I now understand why so much of modern art I find bewildering depressing and offensive The arrogance of the cult of art those in the know is also revealed for what it is This book is a happy vindication of my instincts about the entire uestion of modernity Recommended for anyone who wants to understand today's culture

  3. says: Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

    Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts I have to begin this review by saying I am a huge fan of Jacues Barzun After being introduced to him through reading Dawn of Decadence when it was published I have read as many of his books as I can find He has an acute sense of culture and history and is a straight forward writer I was not disappointed in this book There are six chapters that were each a lecture given as part of the A W Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

  4. says: Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

    Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Really managed to crystallize a bunch of scattered ideas swirling around in my head about why art is so fucked up and why people are so fucked up too I guess The ideas in this short book are uite forcefully presented meditat

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    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Nicely crafted essays on the way we've defined art in the past couple of centuries and on what we've expected from art redemption social change social definition Barzun is speaking to a general audience and the collected essays here

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    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun The book includes a number of lectures by Mr Barzun to the National Galery London in which he shares his ideas about art It is an intellectual voyage with lots of statements to overthinkThe author cites Ruskin tha

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    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun Thought provoking but at times difficult to follow Barzun's massive intellect overwhelms The book which consists of a series of lectures could have been dramatically enhanced by illustrations and images of the art styles referenced Thankfully post modern art lacks so completely in imagination it didn't make much difference when he

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    EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Moderately difficult read but very much a classic This author is clear and concise about how we use and abuse art

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    Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts I have trouble digesting art criticism Maybe some of the things talked about in this book will sink in and inform me By the time that happens in the future I will be unable to say whether or not they came from this book or from other mysterious sources

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    Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun EBOOK The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Jacques Barzun Ø 8 Download For everyone who is an artist Gives you a clear perspective of what Art is

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Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

Characters Ð The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts 108 Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts The National Gallery in 1973 Mr Barzun examines art as religion as destroyer as redeemer and in relation to what he calls its temper science but never forgets the basic essential As he says the last word on ar. The book includes a number of lectures by Mr Barzun to the National Galery London in which he shares his ideas about art It is an intellectual voyage with lots of statements to overthinkThe author cites Ruskin that a great nation produces great art After all all else passes but art alone endures It can shape the minds and emotions of men as well as enlarge their imagination Great art thrills and helps to learn about oneself the other and the world Next to that art cannot be divorced from moral and social significance Art is not neutral and will thrive when there is a unity between state and religion since the latter helps emotions and symbols to converge Art shows direction and embodies the divine It is the gateway to the spirit the enlargement of nature To prove his point Barzun uotes Hegel Berlioz and Goethe who all confirm the interconnectivity between nature religion and artSince the age of science protestantism and renaissance the artist no longer preaches accepted morality but claims its own higher morality Art is no longer instrumental and illustrative to religion Ruskin and Newman believe that religion can oppose materialism positivism and the reduction of human life But Nietzsche s transvaluation of values encouraged like Shaw and Ibsen to break with tradition Barzun refers to an all male cast of the play Trojan Women Whereas the Romantics tried to imitate high art other art movements simply led to decadence Symbolism removes nature is non objective and reductive Naturalism Zola Courbet is obscene and urges rather to bruise than to bring catharsis Functionalist architecture reduces buildings and houses to being functional whereas architecture is typically multifunctional TS Eliott once said that art is a simplification of life into something rich and strange According to Barzun minimal art is then just a short circuit He sees similarities between modern art and science as both claim to be universal and eternal by using statistical mathematical and abstract methods Eg poetry has turned into a form of structure but is no longer about literature and emotions The standard is no longer the link to mankind or to imitate nature No need to say that Mr Barzun regrets this trend in art

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Characters Ð The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts 108 Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts T should indeed be mystery But that need not stop any of us from dealing with it as if we understood than we can And how good it is to have one's mind stretched to that understanding of Virginia uarterly Review. Moderately difficult read but very much a classic This author is clear and concise about how we use and abuse art and how art uses and abuses us at times Barzun is a comprehensive historian with years of experience in studying the zeitgeist of societies In reading this book I discovered my own definition of art which will help me to understand what I like and do not like I will read again and again

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Characters Ð The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts 108 Review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Jacques Barzun Summary The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts When an extremely intellectual extremely experienced extremely wise man shares his thoughts with others the result seizes the imagination at once Such is the effect of these essays a series given as lectures at. An excellent concise brilliant analysis of how art has replaced religion in the last century I now understand why so much of modern art I find bewildering depressing and offensive The arrogance of the cult of art those in the know is also revealed for what it is This book is a happy vindication of my instincts about the entire uestion of modernity Recommended for anyone who wants to understand today s culture

  • Paperback
  • 150
  • The Use and Abuse of Art AW Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts
  • Jacques Barzun
  • English
  • 01 December 2020
  • 9780691018041