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The Unknown Night

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The Unknown Night: The Genius and Madness of R.A. Blakelock, an American Painter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802140647
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Published: Grove Press - December 3rd, 2003

If you do not recognize R.A. Blakelock's name (or even if you do), you must read this extraordinary book. Not only is this the biography of an important figure in American art history, it is also a compelling tale of a life lived at the extreme limits of creative obsession. ~ Reviewed by Bob Gray


Gods in Granite

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Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780815606635
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Published: Syracuse University Press - March 1st, 2001

Three Centuries of New Hampshire's White Mountains are shown in art & illustrations. Extensive text gives a comprehensive view of the art history of these scenic mountains. Author is a professor of art history at Dartmouth College. An interesting & much needed addition to the art history of Northern New England. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio

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ISBN: 9780312274740
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Picador - February 10th, 2001

M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio by Peter Robb is an engrossing biography of the violent, passionate, provocative artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. He lived a short, turbulent but productive life (1571-1610), shocking the art and church establishments by using his lovers - young boys and female prostitutes - as models for his groundbreaking portrayals of religious and classical subjects as living people. Robb uses the few existing facts about the artist as well as his own interpretations of the paintings to create a highly readable, melodramatic biography of this innovative, iconoclastic artist. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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