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New PDF release: A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso

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 historical past and historical past informs fiction. it's a playful e-book approximately creative obsession, approximately paintings heritage as either tragedy and farce, and in regards to the heroic and the mock-heroic. The ebook demonstrates that the fashionable concept of the artist has deep roots within the picture 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 key to the truth of the artist’s imagination.

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