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Howard Hibbard (1928–1984)

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148 full-page color plates, 57 b/w figures, text and notes.on each plate.
 
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Mapguy314 | Feb 7, 2023 |
Abundant scholarly apparatus supports an engaging text highly readable by non-specialists. In the last chapter Hibbard puts Caravaggio on the couch and gives us a Freudian take on his art, with a look in at the Oedipal issues of the other famous artist forenamed Michaelangelo. Oh well. Autres temps...
 
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booksaplenty1949 | Apr 4, 2021 |
An engagingly written overview of Bernini’s career which blends technical analysis with a thesis concerning Bernini’s art as “the fulfilment of the religious and political and human aspirations of his age [which] collectively form...the autobiography of the age itself.” Perhaps reflecting Hibbard’s stint at the Columbia University Psychoanalytic Clinic for Training and Research, but not in an off-putting way. His admiration for Bernini and for the scholarship of Rudolf Wittkower is evident throughout the book. Postscript added May 2021: As a follow-up I read Wittkower’s chapter on Bernini in his Art and Architecture in Italy 1600-1750. While the critical narrative was more or less the same, Wittkower’s analysis was everywhere deeper and more illuminating.… (lisätietoja)
 
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booksaplenty1949 | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 15, 2021 |

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