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Eliasoph, Philip
Robert Vickrey : the magic of realism / Philip Eliasoph
Alternate Title Magic of realism
1st ed
Manchester ; New York : Hudson Hills Press, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ND1839.V52 E45 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Vickrey, Robert, 1926-2011 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Tempera painting
Realism in art
Physical Description 228 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm
Note "Coincides with the exhibition presented at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut, March 23-April 26, 2009"--t.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-211) and index
Contents Robert Vickrey: the magic of realism -- Breaking in -- Reno to Reginald Marsh: American social scenes -- From Giotto's Florentine workshop to New Haven -- Broken eggs: scrambled methods & traditions -- "Human condition" painting: the fifties & the figure -- Splicing reality: art & cinema -- Green lights: crosstown trends to midtown -- "Time out" -- Man for all seasons -- Naples, Venice, Santorini: the last resorts -- Portfolio: yesterday & today -- Youth: archetypes of fragility -- The textures of decay: aging flesh -- Nuns: Chrysalises in form -- Landscapes: urban walls & natural surfaces -- Bicycles, shadows & reflections: "imaginary realities"
Alternate Author Vickrey, Robert, 1926-2011

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