Always Looking

Hardcover $45.00

Knopf | Nov 27, 2012 | 224 Pages | 8 x 10 | ISBN 9780307957306

  • Hardcover$45.00

    Knopf | Nov 27, 2012 | 224 Pages | 8 x 10 | ISBN 9780307957306

  • Ebook$35.99

    Knopf | Nov 27, 2012 | 224 Pages | 8 x 10 | ISBN 9780307961839

Table Of Contents

PREFACE: PICTURES AND WORDS

“THE CLARITY OF THINGS”
[Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities for 2008]

MAKING FACES
[Gilbert Stuart, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 21, 2004–January 16, 2005]

THE LOVE OF FACTS
[Treasures from Olana: Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church, at the National Academy Museum, New York, February 9–April 30, 2006]

THE ARTFUL CLARKS
[The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings, at the Sterlin and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, June 4–September 4, 2006]

MANY MONETS
[Monet in the ‘90s: The Series Paintings, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 7–April 29, 1990]

DEGAS OUT-OF-DOORS
[Degas Landscapes, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 21–April 3, 1994]

AN INTIMATE WHIRLWIND
[The Intimate Interiors of Édouard Vuillard, at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, May 18–July 30, 1990]

GOLD AND GELD
[Gustav Klimt: The Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky Collections, at Neue Galerie in New York, October 18, 2007–June 30, 2008]

BRIDGES TO THE INVISIBLE
[Max Beckmann in Exile, at the Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, October 9, 1996–January 5, 1997]

MIRÓ AT MOMA
[Joan Miró, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 17, 1993–January 11, 1994]

THE ART OF OUR DISORDER
[Surrealism USA, at the National Academy Museum, New York, February 17–May 8, 2005]

MAGRITTE THE GREAT
[Magritte, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 12–November 12, 1992]

A CASE OF MONUMENTALITY
[Claes Oldenburg’s Closepin]

BIG, BRIGHT, AND BENDAYED
[Roy Lichtenstein, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, October 8, 1993–January 16, 1994]

SERRA’S TRIUMPH
[Richard Serra: Forty Years, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 3–September 10, 2007]

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