From Siri Hustvedt, author of the bestselling novel What I
Loved, comes this inspired collection of essays on painting.
Here, Hustvedt concentrates her narrative gifts on the works of
such masters as Francisco de Goya, Jan Vermeer,
Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Gerhard Richter, and Joan Mitchell.
Hustvedt is concerned with the very act of looking and the
limitless rewards to be gleaned from sustained, careful
attention. Unlike film and books,... more...