The painted word

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Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux , New York
Modern Painting, Painting, Psychological as
StatementTom Wolfe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND195 .W64 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27133642M
ISBN 100312427581
ISBN 139780312427580
OCLC/WorldCa271694451

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No one in the art world could fail to recognize its essential truth. No one in the art world could fail to recognize its essential truth. I read it four times, each of them with mounting envy for Wolfe's eye, ear, and surgical skill.”/5(7).

Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual.

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The Painted Word is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent" (San Francisco Chronicle).3/5(8). The Painted Word. The Painted Word charts the erratic course of the social history of Modern Art from its beginnings in revolution-a revolution against literary content in art-to its present state, in which it has become, quite unconsciously, a parody of itself, obsessedly devoted to the pronouncements of certain guru-critics, to the point of reductio ad absurdum, to the point where-turnabout being fair play-it has.

A classmate lent me The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe, published inand boy, if you ever want some actually intelligent criticism and questioning of the establishment of modern art, this is it.

The beauty of this book is that Wolfe doesn't usually attack the art - though occasionally he does accuse artists of allowing themselves to be too influenced by popular theory - he really attacks the 5/5(5). The Painted Word follows the 30 books he has created already, a treasury, a compendium, each word with its derivation spelled out in a compact paragraph." —The Portland Book Review "An invaluable tool for the conversationalist."5/5(5).

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In Tom Wolfe's hands, the strange saga of American architecture in the 20th century makes for both high comedy and intellectual excitement.

This is his sequel to The Painted Word, the book that caused such a furor in the art world five years before.

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Once again Wolfe shows how social and intellectual fashions have determined aesthetic form in our time and how willingly the creators have abandoned personal vision. Phil Cousineau shares The Painted Word ($). Whether old-fangled or brand new, all the words included in this new work possess an ineffable quality that makes them luminous.

To untangle the knot of interlocking meanings of these painted words, logophile and mythologist Phil Cousineau begins each fascinating word entry with his own brief definition. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition.

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