The Art Bulletin

The Art Bulletin publishes scholarship in all aspects of art history as practiced in the academy, museums, and other institutions. The Art Bulletin publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles and reviews in the area of art history.

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 2, June

Degas at the Races
JEAN SUTHERLAND BOGGS et al. Degas at the Races New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. 272 pp.; 144 color ills., 149 b/w. $50 The exhibition Degas at the Races ran from April to July 1998 at a single venue, the National Gallery of Art in Washington,...
Flemish Art and Architecture 1585-1700
HANS VLIEGHE Flemish Art and Architecture 1585-1700 New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. 339 pp.; 100 color ills., 306 b/w, 1 map. $75 Hans Vlieghe's new edition in the Pelican History of Art series has moved far from its predecessor, coauthored by...
Gustave Moreau: Between Epic and Dream
GENEVIEVE LACAMBRE, ed., et al. Gustave Moreau: Between Epic and Dream Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux; Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1999. 308 pp., 162 color ills., 129 b/w. $60 As any visitor to the slightly bizarre Musee Gustave Moreau in...
Low and High Style in Italian Renaissance Art
PATRICIA EMISON Low and High Style in Italian Renaissance Art New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1997. 209 pp., 40 b/w ills. $75 Patricia Emison's Low and High Style in Italian Renaissance Art is an intriguing, rather offbeat attempt to address a...
Rembrandt by Himself
CHRISTOPHER WHITE AND QUENTIN BUVELOT, eds., et al. Rembrandt by Himself London: National Gallery Publications; The Hague: Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis, distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1999. 272 pp., 103 color ills., 203 b/w....
Rembrandt's Eyes
SIMON SCHAMA Rembrandt's Eyes New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 728 pp.; 359 color and b/w ills. $50 What does it mean to see through Rembrandt's eyes? Simon Schama aims in his new book to restore an appreciation of Rembrandt's genius, under assault from...
The "Divine" Guido: Religion, Sex, Money and Art in the World of Guido Reni
RICHARD E. SPEAR The "Divine" Guido: Religion, Sex, Money and Art in the World of Guido Reni New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997. 430 pp.; 39 color ills., 134 b/w. $65 On the cover of Richard Spear's The `Divine" Guido one sees a virginal Hippomenes...
Worldview in Painting-Art and Society
MEYER SCHAPIRO Worldview in Painting-Art and Society New York: George Braziller, 1999. 256 pp.; 26 b/w ills. $30 This collection of essays includes two discussions of "Philosophy in Painting" and various accounts, some dating as far back as the 1930s,...