Last Light: How Six Great Artists Made Old Age a Time of Triumph

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Price
$35.00  $32.55
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781501146589

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About the Author

Richard Lacayo was a longtime writer and editor at Time, and from 2003 to 2016 the magazine's art and architecture critic. He has also contributed articles on those subjects to People, Foreign Policy, and Graydon Carter's new online publication Air Mail. He is the coauthor, with George Russell, of Eyewitness: 150 Years of Photojournalism. In 2013, he delivered one of the annual Clarice Smith Lectures at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, on artists in old age.

Reviews

"Lacayo strikes an exemplary balance between what can be gleaned from and understood about the art and what cannot... He lets their varied triumphs speak for themselves."- Air Mail

"A fascinating book written with the authority that comes with a great depth of knowledge." - Kirkus Review

"Engrossing... Each of the artists spotlighted in this collective biography receives an intimately detailed and deeply nuanced portrait." - Booklist