The art of darkness

Danto, A.C.
January 1989
Vogue;Jan89, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p186
The author discusses how illness and revolution transformed Francisco de Goya from a court painter to modern visionary. Enlightenment values; Pursuit of worldly recognition.


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