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"...a truly lively, tangy biography of an artist, with layouts and reproductions that do the paintings proud." -- Newsday
"Never before have Sargent's talents been so gloriously displayed as they are here. Quite simply, this... is a stunner... -- Christian Science Monitor
"Not just another art history book, no title in recent memory recalls with such exactitude the style of an era... -- The New York Times
"The spontaneity, elegance, and grace that characterize Sargent's work are everywhere evident on these large, luminous pages... A visual delight." -- Art and Antiques --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Carter Ratcliff is a leading art critic and contributing editor of Art in America. Among his many books are Botero, Andy Warhol, Komar and Melamid, and The Fate of a Gesture: Jackson Pollock and Post-War American Art. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts and Hunter College and lectured at a variety of institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He lives in New York City. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
Lots of small color and black and white drawings/pictures. Expected larger color paintings.Published 1 month ago by Jean
I'm going to echo McGowan's review. I've seen the originals and the reproductions here are atrocious. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Arthur Hampton
The book came on time and in good conditon.But, they failed to mention in their description that the book did not have a dust jacket. Read morePublished 15 months ago by sadhana girl
I cannot say enough good things about how pleased I am with this wonderful art book. Thank you for the quick service tooPublished on August 10, 2013 by Julie Rodriguez
This is the go-to book for me on John Singer Sargent. Good commentary, great pictures! Very nice book (even for a coffee-table).Published on March 25, 2013 by Art Queen
Very disappointing for me. Half of the images are black and white (its 2012, come on!), most of them are kind of blurry and the bright parts often burn out to white, like it had... Read morePublished on November 14, 2012 by Gerro Jonze
John Singer Sargent book is outstanding. It is a vital referance item in my art history library. The purchase on line went very smoothly.Published on July 11, 2012 by Scott