Winterson is in fine form in these essays about art, Observer Flashes of sly wit have an epigrammatic power. On Joyce, Woolf, Conrad, Dickens and the development of English literature she is acute and always interesting.covetable, infuriating, stimulating, Independent.
A collection of aesthetic and critical essays, Art Objects is an engaging look at the role of art and the artist in modern life. Across ten essays Jeanette Winterson alternates between sketching a theory of art and offering commentary on individual works of high art, namely the experimental writings of Gertrude Stein and Virginia Woolf.
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Winterson’s own passionate vision of art is presented here, provocatively and personally, in pieces on Modernism, autobiography, style, painting, the future of fiction, in two essays on Virginia Woolf, and more intimately in pieces where she describes her relationship to her work and the books that she loves.
Winterson is in fine form in these essays about art, Observer On Joyce, Woolf, Conrad, Dickens and the development of English literature she is acute and always interesting.covetable, infuriating, stimulating, Independent Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit is based on her own upbringing but using herself as a fictional character.
I wrote this cover version because the play has been a private text for me for more than thirty years. By that I mean part of the written wor(l)d I can’t live without; without, not in the sense of lack, but in the old sense of living outside of something.
These interlocking essays uncover art as an active force in the world - neither elitist or remote, present to those who want it, affecting even those who don't. Winterson's own passionate vision of art is presented here, provocatively and personally, in pieces on Modernism, autobiography, style, painting, the future of fiction, in two essays on Virginia Woolf, and more intimately in pieces.
Jeanette Winterson ART OBJECTS Essays on ecstasy and effrontery, Jonathan Cape, London, 1995 pp 3-21 ART OBJECTS I was in Amsterdam one snowy Christmas when the weather had turned the canals into oblongs of ice.
About Art Objects In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the Mona Lisa and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves, she frees them from layers of preconception and restores their power to exalt and unnerve, shock and transform us.
A self-important grab bag of essays on art, sex, and writing by one of England's preeminent literary talents. Despite her professed admiration for Modernist giants such as Virginia Woolf, Winterson's (Art and Lies, p. 105, etc.) vision is essentially a Romantic one, tricked up with a few stylistic gimmicks to give it a high-gloss experimental veneer.
Winterson says in Art Objects: “I know that the language of my passion and the language of my art are not the same thing.“ 18 Good literature, or rather the literature of a prophet needs to deal with the complexity of emotion irrespective of the hetero,- or homosexuality of the writer, which means one should not mix up the life of the writer again with the novel.
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In contrast, Winterson adamantly wants to separate the art object from the biographical facts of the artist. It is the reforming of everyday facts into language, that makes, according to Winterson.
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In 1995, she published Art Objects, a collection of essays—part art criticism, part manifesto—in which she applauds risk-taking as a measure of greatness: “The riskiness of Art, the reason why it affects us, is not the riskiness of its subject matter, it is the risk of creating a new way of seeing, a new way of thinking.” According to Winterson, “The rebellion of art is a daily.
Jeanette Winterson CBE (born 27 August 1959) is an English writer, who became famous with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl rebelling against conventional values. Some of her other novels have explored gender polarities and sexual identity, with later novels also exploring the relationship between humans and technology.
Art Objects by Jeanette Winterson and a great selection of related books,. ART OBJECTS. WINTERSON Jeanette. Published by 1st. Jonathan Cape - London (1995). An advance excerpt from Winterson's then-forthcoming collection of essays, Art Objects. Stapled embossed wraps. In a folded heavy-stock envelope with a satin tie.