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Michael Holroyd • 27 Items / 17 Books, 8 Articles, 2 Reviews
Augustus John (1975)
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Published Reviews
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    A Life Written Better Than Lived (Review)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    National Review, November 7, 1975, p. 1250
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    Satyr & family man (Review)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    The New Criterion, April 1997, pp. 67-68
  3. The Critics
    Wine, Women, and John (Review)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    The New Yorker, April 14, 1997, pp. 78-81
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    How John Got On (Review)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1976, p. 35
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    "Exceptional Promise" (3 Reviews)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    2. The Art of Augustus John by Malcolm Easton and Michael Holroyd
    3. Autobiography by Augustus John
    Encounter, April 1975, pp. 69-75
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    The Blasted Oak Tree (3 Reviews)
    Augustus John, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    2. Themes and Variations by Augustus John, Mark Evans, Rebecca John, and Michael Holroyd, ...
    3. Portraits of Women by Alison Thomas
    The New York Review of Books, March 6, 1997, pp. 24-29
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    Art Books (69 Reviews)
    Fra Angelico, by John W. Pope-Hennessy
    1. Fra Angelico by John W. Pope-Hennessy
    2. George Caleb Bingham by Albert Christ-Janer
    3. Isabel Bishop by Karl Lunde
    4. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by William Blake
    5. Brancusi: The Sculpture and Drawings by Sidney Geist
    6. George Catlin by Michael MacDonald Mooney and George Catlin
    7. Cezanne in Perspective by Judith Wechsler
    8. The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    9. A Joseph Cornell Album by Dore Ashton and Joseph Cornell
    10. Albert Cuyp by Stephen Reiss
    11. Degas by Jean Adhemar and Francoise Cachin
    12. Georges de la Tour by Benedict Nicolson and Christopher Wright
    13. Sonia Delaunay by Arthur Allen Cohen and Sonia Delaunay
    14. Arthur Dove by Barbara Haskell
    15. Marcel Duchamp in Perspective by Joseph Masheck
    16. Max Ernst: Maximiliana by Peter Schamoni
    17. Sam Francis by Peter Selz
    18. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    19. The Prints of Rockwell Kent by Dan Burne Jones and Rockwell Kent
    20. King Rene's Book of Love by Franz Unterkircher
    21. Gustav Klimt by Alessandra Comini
    22. Kathe Kollwitz: Life in Art by Mina C. Klein and H. Arthur Klein
    23. Leonardo: The Artist and the Non-Artist by Cecil Gould
    24. Leonardo da Vinci by Jack Wasserman
    25. Richard Lindner by Hilton Kramer
    26. Reginald Marsh by Lloyd Goodrich
    27. Michelangelo: Painter, Sculptor, Architect by Howard Hibbard
    28. Millet by Roseline Bacou
    29. Piranesi by Jonathan Scott
    30. Howard Pyle by Henry C. Pitz
    31. Man Ray by Roland Penrose
    32. Art as Art by Barbara Rose and Ad Reinhardt
    33. Discourses on Art by Joshua Reynolds and Robert R. Wark
    34. Lucas Samaras by Kim Levin
    35. Egon Schiele's Portraits by Alessandra Comini and Egon Schiele
    36. Everett Shinn, 1876-1953 by Edith DeShazo
    37. Turner by Luke Herrmann
    38. John Trumbull by Irma B. Jaffe
    39. Velasquez by Jose Gudiol
    40. Vermeer by Lawrence Gowing and Johannes Vermeer
    41. Max Weber by Alfred Werner
    42. Grant Wood by James M. Dennis
    43. American Sculpture in Process, 1930-1970 by Wayne V. Andersen
    44. Florentine Painting and Its Social Background by Frederick Antal
    45. Art Deco Sculpture by Victor Arwas
    46. Flight Out of Time by Hugo Ball
    47. Women in the Fine Arts by Clara Erskine Clement
    48. The Fauves by Gaston Diehl
    49. Memoirs of a Dada Drummer by Richard Huelsenbeck and Hans J. Kleinschmidt
    50. American Posters of the Turn of the Century by Carolyn Keay
    51. Romantic Landscape Vision by Karl Kroeber
    52. English Painting from Hogarth to the Pre-Raphaelites by Jean-Jacques Mayoux
    53. The Sacred Spring by Nicolas Powell
    54. The Era of German Expressionism by Paul Raabe
    55. Caravaggio and His Followers by Richard E. Spear
    56. Venetian Art from Bellini to Titian by Johannes Wilde
    57. Super Realism by Gregory Battcock
    58. Looking at Pictures with Bernard Berenso by Hanna Kiel
    59. The Art Crisis by Bonnie Burnham
    60. The Seeing Hand by Colin T. Eisler
    61. Rediscoveries in Art by Francis Haskell
    62. Art Chronicles: 1954-1966 by Frank O'Hara
    63. Mural Manual by Mark Rogovin
    64. Modern Painting and the Northern Romantic Tradition---Friedrich to Rothko by Robert Rosenblum
    65. Gargoyles and Grotesques by Ronald Sheridan
    66. Street Art by Robert Sommer
    67. Art Therapy in Theory and Practice by Elinor Ulman and Penny Dockinger
    68. Art and the Occult by Paul Waldo-Schwartz
    69. The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe
    The Nation, December 13, 1975, pp. 629-633