Titolo: Albert Moore
Casa editrice: Phaidon Press
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Riassunto: Albert Moore (1841-93) was one of the most remarkable artists of the nineteenth century. In a single-minded quest for ideal beauty, he created many of the celebrated icons of the Victorian era, yet the progressive ideas that underpinned his life and art have remained cloaked in shadow. Robyn Asleson's monograph - the first to be published on the artist for over 100 years - seeks to restore the artist to his rightful place in art history, while also fleshing out his hitherto mysterious personality and lifestyle. Surveying the whole of Moore's career and drawing on unpublished materials, Robyn Asleson throws a flood of new light on the artist and his work. She presents new evidence to debunk the myth of his hermit-like existence, re-examines his notorious exclusion from Royal Academy membership, and documents his close relationship with Whistler, demonstrating that Moore's influence on his older and more famous friend was far greater than has hitherto been assumed. Moore emerges as the most radical exponent of English Aestheticism, a passionate and audacious crusader for abstract beauty who anticipated the aesthetic concerns of twentieth-century Modernism.
Dall'editore: Albert Moore (1841-93) was one of the most important late-Victorian artists. He employed the female figure to embody abstract systems of ideal beauty, and created many defining images of the Aesthetic Movement. This book presents a view of the artist's allegedly reclusive personality, and seeks to establish him as a major figure and a significant precursor of Modernism.
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