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By Paul Barolsky

In A short heritage of the Artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky explores the ways that fiction shapes heritage and historical past informs fiction. it's a playful booklet approximately inventive obsession, approximately artwork historical past as either tragedy and farce, and in regards to the heroic and the mock-heroic. The booklet demonstrates that the trendy notion of the artist has deep roots within the photograph of the epic poet, from Homer to Ovid to Dante. Barolsky’s significant declare is that the heritage of the artist is inseparable from old fiction in regards to the artist and that fiction is vital to the truth of the artist’s imagination.

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