The Art of Rivalry
By Sebastian Smee
Profile Books, 2016
This thought-provoking book could best be called a micro-history of art.
In it, Sebastian Smee casts a forensic eye over four friendships between artists: Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, Matisse and Picasso, Manet and Degas, and Pollock and de Kooning. 457 more words