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Moments of Vision: And Other Essays

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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published April 1st 1982 by HarperCollins Publishers
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May 29, 2014 Jason rated it really liked it
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Moments of Vision is a remarkable lecture that was given in 1954 by the man who would later become the presenter of the BBC series Civilisation. His name was Kenneth Clark, and he's largely considered to have been one of Britain's greatest art historians.

While I am woefully under-read when it comes to poetry, and even less adept in talking painting, I found Clark's take on inspiration, well, inspiring. After defining a moment of vision -- that precise instant when the ordinary, the unimpressive,
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Jan 11, 2015 Gabriel Congdon rated it it was amazing
As supreme as it gets! If you're all about art history these Sir Clark speeches are pure ambrosia.

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Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark, OM, CH, KCB, FBA was a British author, museum director, broadcaster, and one of the best-known art historians of his generation. In 1969, he achieved an international popular presence as the writer, producer, and presenter of the BBC Television series, Civilisation.
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