January 14, 2011

Literary Pick (**)

The Story of Art -E.H. Gombrich

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Although I didn't enjoy this book as much as I would've enjoyed it a few years ago, I appreciated Gombrich's enthusiasm and excitement to share the story of art through the ages. I think what turned me off most about it was the attention given to architecture, which I understand is an enormous part of art. I'm simply not that interested in architecture. I gave it two stars not because it was ok, but because I respect it as a textbook.

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