In the Picture: The Year in Art

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Allen Lane, Jan 1, 2003 - Art - 212 pages
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Andrew Graham-Dixon's weekly column In the Picture in the Sunday Telegraph is one of the most regularly and widely read pieces of art criticism in Britain. This book takes 52 of the best of these articles, arranged through the seasons, festivals and anniversaries of the calendar, the provide a pictorial commentary on the year. Some of the pictures are well known: Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase by Vincent Van Gogh, Flag by Jasper Johns; Graham-Dixon helps us to see them freshly. But many are not: Fish and Sandwich by Patrick Caulfield, The Beach at Trouville - The Empress Eugenie by Eugene Boudin and Atom Piece by Henry Moore. The essays provided offer a short introduction to each.

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Horror at Home Damien Hirst
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Bacchanal Before a Term Nicolas Poussin
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The Rainbow Portrait Isaac Oliver attributed
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