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Author: Andrew Graham-Dixon
ISBN13: 978-0713996753
Title: In the Picture : The Year Through Art
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Language: English
Publisher: Gardners Books (October 31, 2003)
Pages: 224

In the Picture : The Year Through Art by Andrew Graham-Dixon



The subject matter of the painting is also quite spicy, although liable to require some explanation for those unversed in the cults and deities of Hinduism. The Hindu God is known according to his three functions: as Brahma, creator of heaven and earth and of all living things; as Shiva, the destroyer, source of reproductive energy and inspirer of asceticism; and, between these. two extremes, as Vishnu, God in his character of loving protector and preserver.

Andrew Graham-Dixon's weekly column "In the Picture" in the "Sunday Telegraph" is one of the most regularly and widely read pieces of art criticism in Britain. Some of the pictures are well known: "Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase" by Vincent Van Gogh, "Flag" by Jasper Johns; Graham-Dixon helps us to see them freshly.

Andrew Michael Graham-Dixon (born 26 December 1960) is a British art historian and broadcaster. Graham-Dixon is a son of the barrister Anthony Philip Graham-Dixon (1929-2012), . and (Margaret) Suzanne "Sue" (née Villar, 1931–2010), a publicist for music and opera companies. Graham-Dixon was educated at the independent Westminster School, where he was pushed to get into a well-paid job by his father and not waste time learning at school

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Andrew Graham-Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television in the English-speaking world. He has presented numerous landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. More recently he has teamed up with chef Giorgio Locatelli to combine his love of art and food in the popular series Italy Unpacked. For more than twenty years he published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph

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Born in London in 1960, Andrew Graham-Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television in the English-speaking world. As well as presenting BBC Two's flagship arts strand The Culture Show, he has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC - including the acclaimed A History of British Art, The Art of Germany and Art of Eternity - as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than twenty years he has published a weekly column on art, first in The Independent and, more recently, in The Sunday Telegraph

Andrew Graham-Dixon's weekly column "In the Picture" in the "Sunday Telegraph" is one of the most regularly and widely read pieces of art criticism in Britain. This book takes 52 of the best of these articles, arranged through the seasons, festivals and anniversaries of the calendar, the provide a pictorial commentary on the year. Some of the pictures are well known: "Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase" by Vincent Van Gogh, "Flag" by Jasper Johns; Graham-Dixon helps us to see them freshly. But many are not: "Fish and Sandwich" by Patrick Caulfield, "The Beach at Trouville - The Empress Eugenie" by Eugene Boudin and "Atom Piece" by Henry Moore. The essays provided offer a short introduction to each.