TITLE

Mirror for the century? Kitaj's Cecil Court

AUTHOR(S)
Morphet, Richard
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
History Today;Aug94, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ponders the relationship between contemporary artist R.B. Kitaj's work and the historical tragedies of the 20th century. Achievements of history painting; Significance of the painting `Cecil Court, London WC2'; `The Street' painting by Balthus; Kitaj's campaign for a revival of the traditional practice of drawing from observation; Themes; Biographical information.
ACCESSION #
9408243230

 

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