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The Power of Art

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'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 ... Show synopsis

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  • The Power of Art (Ecco Press) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Simon Schama

    The Power of Art

    Hardcover, Ecco Press
    2006
    English
    448 pages

    ISBN: 0061176109
    ISBN-13: 9780061176104

    "Great art has dreadful manners," Simon Schama observes wryly at the start of his epic and explosive 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 you in a headlock, rough up your composure, and then proceed in short order to re-arrange your sense of reality. . . ." With the same disarming force, The Power of ... Show more

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