Interventions: The Melancholy Art

Holly, Michael Ann
March 2007
Art Bulletin;Mar2007, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
The author discusses the themes of "melancholy" and "mourning" as part of the aesthetic experiences described by art critics and historians. Part of the challenge of viewing and describing art out of its historic context is also explored. The canon of writings about works of art as an aspect of art history is also discussed.


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