The Late Paintings of Velazquez: Theorizing Painterly Performance

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The startling conclusion of The Late Paintings of Vel???zquez is that Diego Vel???zquez painted two of his most famous works, The Spinners and Las Meninas, as theoretically informed manifestos of painterly brushwork. As a pair, Giles Knox argues, the two paintings form a learned retort to the prevailing critical disdain for the painterly. Knox presents a Vel???zquez who was much more aware of the art theory of his era than previously acknowledged, leading him to reinterpret Las Meninas and The Spinners as representing ...

The Late Paintings of Velázquez: Theorizing Painterly Performance 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138274648

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The Late Paintings of Velázquez: Theorizing Painterly Performance 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754666776

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