Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyond

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In 1877, Ruskin accused Whistler of ‘flinging a pot of paint in the public’s face’. Was he right? After all, Whistler always denied that the true function of art was to represent anything. If a painting does not represent, what is it, other than mere paint, flung in the public’s face? Whistler’s answer was simple: painting is music – or it is poetry.

Georges Braque, half a century later, echoed Whistler’s answer. So did Braque’s friends Apollinaire… (more)

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Publisher: Ashgate (May 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 196 pages

File size: 17.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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