For thirty years, until 2015, Richard Dorment was the art critic of the Daily Telegraph.
Writing almost every week it was his job to introduce, to explain and to criticise for a popular newspaper the most significant current art exhibitions, mainly in London, but ranging throughout the UK, and frequently in Paris, Amsterdam and in New York and Washington.
The result is an extraordinary collection of around a thousand essays, of which he has selected 106, and which distil and commemorate in terms appropriate to a serious but unscholarly audience, some of the finest and most memorable cultural events of the last three decades.
Ranging from early prehistoric art of the Ice Age to the performance art of today, and taking in nearly all the significant art in between, the book is an astonishingly readable and accessible introduction to the work of the world's finest artists.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 528 pages, 140 colour
- Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
- Publication Date: 19/05/2016
- Category: History of art / art & design styles
- ISBN: 9781908524676
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