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Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light collects 100 writings from 1988-2018--some long, some short--that taken together form a group portrait of many of the world's most significant and interesting artists. Introduction by Jarrett Earnest From Pablo Picasso to Cindy Sherman, Old Masters to contemporary masters, paintings to comix, and saints to charlatans, art critic Peter Schjeldahl ranges widely through the diverse and confusing art world, an expert guide to a dazzling scene. No other writer enhances the reader's experience of art in precise, jargon-free prose as Schjeldahl does. His reviews are more essay than criticism, and he offers engaging and informative accounts of artists and their work. For more than three decades, he has written about art with Emersonian openness and clarity. A fresh perspective, an unexpected connection, a lucid gloss on a big idea awaits the reader on every page of this big, absorbing, buzzing book. "Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light is the apex of artistic criticism and commentary." --Steve Martin "The great New Yorker art critic writes like an angel about everyone from Vermeer to Picasso, Donatello to Andy Warhol, in beautiful, enjoyable, accessible essays across 30 years." --Philadelphia Inquirer

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  • ISBN-13: 9781419735264
  • ISBN-10: 1419735268
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • Publish Date: May 2020
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.85 pounds
  • Page Count: 400

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