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Read for book group Some essays were too short to really deal with the subject. It s hard to find artists who can write well past the essay level, and also depart from today s artistic hermetic language Add to that, his significant place in art, his background, and the context of his high period and you have a something verging on classic here A great read, and thankful the artist felt impelled to put his well considered, chiseled insights on paper. The title is better than the book.Some insights into the making of art, but mostly anecdotes of personal experiences with and of the artists.
Maybe it takes an artist to write about artists, but this collection of essays and descriptions of artists work, life and personalities is wonderful Almost every essay sent me off to the rabbit hole looking for examples of the art discussed, and so I found the book very expansive Have a laptop at hand as you read and explore and enjoy at will. ^Book ☞ How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking About Art ⇛ Lovely To Read How To See Is Serious But Never Solemn, Alert To Pleasure, A Boulevardier S Crisp Stroll Through The Visual World The New York Times If John Berger S Ways Of Seeing Is A Classic Of Art Criticism, Looking At The What Of Art, Then David Salle S How To See Is The Artist S Reply, A Brilliant Series Of Reflections On How Artists Think When They Make Their Work The How Of Art Has Perhaps Never Been Better Explored Salman RushdieSharp Insights And An Affable Tone Make This Collection Equivalent To A Hearty Discussion With A Mentor Recommended For Anyone Interested In Visual Arts Publishers WeeklyDavid Salle Has A Sharp, Thrilling Eye And An Uncanny Ability To Reorder And Make New The Act Of Seeing These Perceptive, Far Ranging Essays Are Drawn From Deep Knowledge And Experience Reading This Book Feels Like Having A Conversation About Art With The Smartest Person In The Room Emma Cline, Author Of The Girls David Salle Is A Remarkably Enthusiastic Guide Who Genuinely Loves Art, And It Is Bracing To Be In The Company Of One Who Has Maintained His Capacity For Wonder After Than Four Decades Of Activity In The Art World Times Literary Supplement How Does Art Work How Does It Move Us, Inform Us, Challenge Us Internationally Renowned Painter David Salle S Incisive Essay Collection Illuminates The Work Of Many Of The Most Influential Artists Of The Twentieth Century Engaging With A Wide Range Of Salle S Friends And Contemporaries From Painters To Conceptual Artists Such As Jeff Koons, John Baldessari, Roy Lichtenstein, And Alex Katz, Among Others How To See Explores Not Only The Multilayered Personalities Of The Artists Themselves But Also The Distinctive Character Of Their Oeuvres Salle Writes With Humour And Verve, Replacing The Jargon Of Art Theory With Precise And Evocative Descriptions That Help The Reader Develop A Personal And Intuitive Engagement With Art The Result A Master Class On How To See With An Artist S Eye