Rendez-vous with Art

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A series of conversations between Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford exploring how we experience art, how we look at it, and how we think about it.

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ISBN: 9780500239247 Category:

Philippe de Montebello, Martin Gayford

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Weight 743 g
Dimensions 16 x 23.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2014
Number of pages 248
Format Hardback
Dimensions 16 x 23.2 cm
Weight 743 g

Martin Gayford is art critic for The Spectator and the author of acclaimed books on Van Gogh, Constable and Michelangelo. He is the author of Man with a Blue Scarf, Rendez-vous with Art and A Bigger Message. He has collaborated with David Hockney on A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney and A History of Pictures, and has co-written a volume of travels and conversations with Philippe de Montebello: Rendez-vous with Art.

Philippe de Montebello is the longest-serving director in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s history. His retirement in 2008 was described as the end of an era ‘in the cultural life of the city, the state, the nation, and the world’. He is a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts and an Officier de la Légion d’Honneur, and has a worldwide influence on cultural policies, often in an advisory capacity. He is now Fiske Kimball Professor at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts and an Honorary Trustee of the Prado Museum.