Notebooks by Betty ChurcherNotebooks by Betty Churcher


byBetty Churcher

Paperback | July 1, 2011

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In this gorgeously illustrated book, join trained artist Betty Churcher on a personal tour of masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velázquez, Courbet, Vermeer, and Cézanne. Detailed and passionate, this account describes the paintings’ kinship to other works and their places within art history. Arguing that art has the power to transport the viewer to another time and space, this delightful guide also includes Churcher’s sketches, which reveal the secrets within the famous artworks and the processes involved in their creation.

Betty Churcher has been the art critic for the Australian, the director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, and the director of the National Gallery of Australia. She is an adjunct professor for the Center for Cross-Cultural Research at the Australian National University and the author of The Art of War, Molvig: The Lost Antipodea...
Title:NotebooksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.75 × 7 × 0.8 inPublished:July 1, 2011Publisher:Melbourne University PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0522858422

ISBN - 13:9780522858426

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Editorial Reviews

"It will . . . give you a new perspective on so many aspects of a painting. It is also a beautiful read." —Sunday Canberra Times (April 10, 2011)