HEAVEN AND HELL IN WESTERN ART by Robert Hughes

HEAVEN AND HELL IN WESTERN ART

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The young Australian art critic with a fast-growing reputation (articles in The Observer, The Spectator and The Sunday Times) elucidates the representation of Heaven and Hell in painting and sculpture from the 12th century to the present. The devil, for example, appears first as a beautiful fallen angel, is hideous by the Middle Ages, find finally becomes a comic pop figure.

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 1968
Publisher: Stein & Day