Meyer Schapiro: Portrait of an Art Historian

This is the only profile available of art historian Meyer Schapiro 1904 1996 A polymath, revered for his extraordinary scholarship and teaching, he championed medieval studies, modern masters like Matisse and Picasso and artists of his own time His lectures at Columbia and the New School attracted overflow crowds of students and artists Sometimes he was so brilliantThis is the only profile available of art historian Meyer Schapiro 1904 1996 A polymath, revered for his extraordinary scholarship and teaching, he championed medieval studies, modern masters like Matisse and Picasso and artists of his own time His lectures at Columbia and the New School attracted overflow crowds of students and artists Sometimes he was so brilliant that he seemed almost insane to me he seemed to see than there actually was he heard voices, Anatole Broyard recalled in his memoir, Kafka Was the Rage Some of Schapiro s art history essays are available to students but, for decades, he refused to be interviewed In 1982, Milton Esterow, editor of ARTnews was able to persuade the reticent art historian to sit for a portrait The result was this two part profile that appeared in ARTnews Magazine.
Meyer Schapiro Portrait of an Art Historian This is the only profile available of art historian Meyer Schapiro A polymath revered for his extraordinary scholarship and teaching he championed medieval studies modern masters like Mat

  • Title: Meyer Schapiro: Portrait of an Art Historian
  • Author: Helen Epstein
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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