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Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly

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"Paint should not be applied thick,” James McNeill Whistler once famously stated. "It should be like breath on the surface of a pane of glass.” Through an innovative manner of handling paint, a group of American artists around 1900 created deceptively simple canvases that convey images of shimmering transience, visions suggested rather than delineated. Focusing on this ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published July 28th 2008 by Clark Art Institute (first published July 21st 2008)
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