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Vermeer"s Family Secrets

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • History - General,
  • Art / History / General,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10209113M
    ISBN 100415966647
    ISBN 109780415966641


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"Vermeer's Family Secrets is a highly original and searching account of one of the most elusive of painters. Written with delightful verve, visual subtlety, and the courage to upend the platitudes and received wisdom of certain forms of art history, Binstock's book promises a revolution in the study of Vermeer, his circule, and his milieu."―Cited by: 5.

In Vermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, The Sphinx of Delft, is famously a mystery in art: despite the common claim that little is known of his biography,/5. "Vermeer's Family Secrets is a highly original and searching account of one of the Vermeers Family Secrets book elusive of painters.

Written with delightful verve, visual subtlety, and the courage to upend the platitudes and received wisdom of certain forms of art history, Binstock's book promises a revolution in the study of Vermeer, his circule, and his milieu."—. E-BOOK EXCERPT.

Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work. In Vermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. "Vermeer's Family Secrets is a highly original and searching account of one of the most elusive of painters.

Written with delightful verve, visual subtlety, and the courage to upend the platitudes and received wisdom of certain forms of art history, Binstock's book promises a revolution in the study of Vermeer, his circule, and his milieu."—Price: $ Buy Vermeers Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice 1 by Binstock, Benjamin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). A Web of Social History. Author: John Michael Montias; Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book is not only a fascinating biography of one of the greatest painters of the seventeenth century but also a social history of the colorful extended family to which he belonged and of the town life of the.

Johannes Vermeer (/ v ɜːr ˈ m ɪər /, October – December ), in original Dutch Jan Vermeer van Delft, was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle class life. During his lifetime, he was a moderately successful provincial genre painter, recognized in Delft and The eless, he produced relatively few paintings Known for: Painting.

Ben Binstock‘s Vermeer’s Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice (Routledge, ) is one of the most fascinating books I have ever read.

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Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Vermeer's Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice (Hardcover) by. book description Johannes Vermeer, one of the greatest Dutch painters and for some the single greatest painter of all, produced a remarkably small corpus of work.

InVermeer's Family Secrets, Benjamin Binstock revolutionizes how we think about Vermeer's work and life. Vermeer, "the Sphinx of Delft," is famously a mystery in art: despite the. Perhaps the most arresting revelation of Vermeer's Family Secrets is the final one: in response to inconsistencies in technique, materials, and artistic level, Binstock posits that several of the paintings accepted as canonical works by Vermeer, are in fact not by Vermeer at all but by his eldest daughter, Maria.

Buy Vermeer's Family Secrets by Benjamin Binstock from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Benjamin Binstock. There are two excellent ideas at the heart of art historian Benjamin Binstock's beautiful and strange new book Vermeer's Family first is taken from a Nietzsche quote: "We have learned.

According to Binstock’s book, Vermeer’s Family Secrets, Maria was trained behind closed doors as the Master’s apprentice and is the true creator of one-fifth of today’s known : Matthew Farina. Yet at least one writer believes that Vermeer wasn’t just preoccupied with women, but that it was a woman who created much of his oeuvre.

In Vermeer’s Family Secrets (), Benjamin Binstock suggests that Vermeer’s daughter Maria actually helped him complete many of his paintings.

As evidence, he cites Vermeer’s significant stylistic. Ben Binstock's Vermeer's Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice (Routledge, ) is one of the most fascinating books I have ever read.

It does what all good history books should do–tell you something you thought you knew but in fact don't–but it does it ON EVERY PAGE.

I thought Vermeer was X; now I know he was Y. Vermeer's Family Secrets is remarkably well researched and convincingly argued. It's also lavishly illustrated. So are a lot of art history books.

But this one is also intelligently illustrated: the way the pictures are arrayed serves the book's many arguments. They are not simply eye-candy; they are also : Marshall Poe, Benjamin Binstock.

Johannes Vermeer (artist) Dutch, - Girl with the Red Hat c. / oil on panel painted surface: x 18 cm (9 x 7 1/16 in.) support: x cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/8 in.). Focusing on the extraordinary Lacemaker from the Mus&#;e du Louvre, this beautiful book investigates the subtle and enigmatic paintings by Johannes Vermeer that celebrate the intimacy of the Dutch household.

Moments frozen in paint that reveal young women sewing, reading or playing Pages:   There are two excellent ideas at the heart of art historian Benjamin Binstock's beautiful and strange new book Vermeer's Family Secrets.

The first is taken from a Nietzsche quote: The first is. The Procuress (Dutch: De koppelaarster) is a oil-on-canvas painting by the then year-old Johannes can be seen in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister in is his first genre painting and shows a scene of contemporary life, an image of mercenary love perhaps in a differs from his earlier biblical and mythological : Johannes Vermeer.

NEWSLETTER. Join the 3,+ subscribers of the Essential Vermeer Newsletter and keep you on top of all Vermeer-related exhibitions, publications or multi-media events as well as significant Essential Vermeer website updates.

The newsletter is not issued at fixed interval but likely no more than 4 or 5 newsletters a year depending, naturally, on the quantity and quality of news. In his book “Vermeer’s Family Secrets,” Cooper Union art history professor Benjamin Binstock proposed that several “problem paintings” in the Vermeer canon might actually have been painted by his daughter, Maria, whom he further identified as the model for the famous Girl with a Pearl Earring.

Thus far, however, Binstock’s thesis. My book Vermeer’s Family Secrets sought to explain how Vermeer self-consciously based all his interiors on rooms in his house and all his figures on family members as models, dimensions he Cited by: 1.

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Chasing Cassandra. A new book by Benjamin Binstock, Vermeer’s Family Secrets, theorizes that it (along with six other generally accepted Vermeers) was painted by the master’s eldest daughter—a hypothesis that Martin Bailey, in his review (not online) for this month’s Art Newspaper of five recent books on Dutch old masters, derided as a “wild assumption.

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1 Benjamin Binstock, Vermeer’s Family Secrets (New York: Routledge, ), –83, pl is the most recent scholar to discuss this picture, which he accepts as an authentic “Vermeer” but with the proviso that he reattributes it to a putative second painter in the family, the artist’s daughter, Maria.

In rehearsing its critical history, he also notes that the recent ( Vermeer's Family Secrets: Genius, Discovery, and the Unknown Apprentice. Routledge, • Cant, Serena. Vermeer and His World: Quercus, • Liedtke, W.

Vermeer and the Delft School (Metropolitan Museum of Art). Yale University Press, • Snow, E. A Study of Vermeer. University of California Press, • Steadman. The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity: Axton Betz-Hamilton: Hachette Book Group - Grand Central Publishing: Best Fact Crime: American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century:.

In his book "Vermeer", Matin Bailey points out that View of Delft has always been regarded as one of his the mid-nineteenth century this work inspired the French critic Théophile Thoré to rediscover Vermeer.

In "Vermeer and the Interior Imagination" Mariët Westermann says, "Vermeer's View Delft is probably the most memorable cityscape in western art. The first one was about art historian Benjamin Binstock’s beautiful and strange new book Vermeer’s Family Secrets.

“Scholars have long found it difficult to come up with a coherent story of Vermeer’s development, or even of the order in which the very small number of extant paintings (some 30 odd) were made.

Benjamin Binstock in his book Vermeer’s Family Secrets even went so far as to suggest that it was painted (along with half a dozen other later paintings) by Vermeer’s daughter. Advertisement Now it emerges that the same bolt of canvas was used for both The Lacemaker and this rather weakly painted woman; so it may be authentic.

Girl With A Pearl Earring () About book: Gorgeous painting, deeper appreciation of art; mediocre, annoying bookThis is a book that fictionalizes what might have been behind the famous Vermeer painting, "Girl with a Pearl Earring".

Griet's family is destitute, and now she must work as a maid in the Vermeer household, cleaning up the famous painter's workstation/5(5). A Lady Writing is signed with a monogram on the lower frame of the picture on the back wall, but like most Vermeer paintings, it is not dated.

The painting style and technique, as well as the woman’s costume and hairdo, however, relate to other works that appear to belong to the artist’s mature phase, in the mid-to-late s. Teller never speaks [Update (20th June ): Over at Medium where this post is replicated, a user called “Straylight” who says they are the editor of Tim’s Vermeer, has responded to most of the doubts raised y, if that is the case, then my hypothesis that this is a Penn and Teller hoax would be disproved.

In particular, he did find one person on. Inventor Tim Jenison, 58, was given Hockney’s book Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters by his daughter inaccording to a report in Vanity Fair.This really is state of the art research.

Experts at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes.