The best of Tom Lubbock, one of Britain's most intelligent, outspoken and revelatory art critics, is collected here for the first time. There are electrifying insights - using Hitchcock's Suspicion to explore the lighting effects in a Zurbaran still life, imagining three short films to tease out the meanings of El Greco's Boy Lighting a Candle - and cool judgements - how Vuillard's genius is confined to a single decade, when he worked at home, why Ingres is really 'an exciting wierdo'. Ranging with passionate perspicacity ...

Great Works 2011, Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780711232839