The Power of Art - Schama, Simon

'Great art has dreadful manners...' Simon Schama observes at the start of his epic exploration of the power, and whole point, of art. 'The hushed reverence of the gallery can fool you into believing masterpieces are polite things, visions that soothe, charm and beguile, but actually they are thugs. Merciless and wily, the greatest paintings grab ...

The Power of Art 2009, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847921185

Trade paperback

The Power of Art 2006, Ecco Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061176104