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Stokes, Adrian 1902-1972

Overview
Works: 124 works in 545 publications in 3 languages and 8,553 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  History  Art  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Illustrator, Honoree
Classifications: ND553.M7, 704.92
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The Quattro Cento, a different conception of the Italian Renaissance; Florence and Verona, an essay in Italian fifteenth-century architecture and sculpture by Adrian Stokes( Book )

38 editions published between 1932 and 1969 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelangelo; a study in the nature of art by Adrian Stokes( Book )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrian Stokes was one of the twentieth century's finest and most discriminating writers on art. Of over twenty works of art criticism, Michelangelo was considered by Lawrence Gowing to be the most complete he ever wrote, presenting an understanding of the great artist that no one subsequently could afford to ignore. Stokes brings to bear in this work not only twenty-five years' study and appreciation of Italian Renaissance art and of aesthetics, but also a unique psychological perspective, as he explains in his introduction, which enables him to uncover the depths of the artist's personality. The subtlety of feeling and profound knowledge of sculpture which Sir Herbert Read admired in Stokes's work is also combined with a literary style perfected through his own poetry and criticism. Presenting a unique survey of his subject's literary as well as his artistic legacy, Stokes succeeds, as no other has before or since, in his aim of bringing Michelangelo's greatness into nearer view
The image in form; selected writings of Adrian Stokes by Adrian Stokes( Book )

20 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stones of Rimini by Adrian Stokes( Book )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the imaginative meaning attached to stone, especially in relation to the work of Agostino di Duccio in the Tempio Malatestiano (1447-61 approximately) at Rimini
A game that must be lost; collected papers by Adrian Stokes( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The critical writings of Adrian Stokes by Adrian Stokes( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian ballets by Adrian Stokes( Book )

13 editions published between 1935 and 1946 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and science a study of Alberti, Piero della Francesca and Giorgione by Adrian Stokes( Book )

18 editions published between 1940 and 1959 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venice, an aspect of art by Adrian Stokes( Book )

23 editions published between 1944 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une promenade dans Venise par un écrivain, considéré comme l'un des critiques d'art les plus originaux de notre époque, il s'inspira de la psychanalyse et s'intéressa tout particulièrement aux rapports de l'art et du corps
The invitation in art by Adrian Stokes( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
With all the views : the collected poems of by Adrian Stokes( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the nude by Adrian Stokes( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
Painting and the inner world. Including a dialogue with Donald Meltzer by Adrian Stokes( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
The Quattro cento ; and, Stones of Rimini by Adrian Stokes( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek culture and the ego : a psycho-analytic survey of an aspect of Greek civilization and of art by Adrian Stokes( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
Three essays on the painting of our time by Adrian Stokes( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
To-night the ballet by Adrian Stokes( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1955 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour and form by Adrian Stokes( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Monet by Denis Rouart( Book )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Grigson, Edwin Muir, Adrian Stokes by Stephen Spender( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Reflections on the nude
Alternative Names
Adrian Durham Stokes

Adrian Durham Stokes Brits kunstschilder (1902-1972)

Adrian Stokes

Adrian Stokes britischer Kunstkritiker

Adrian Stokes British art critic

Adrian Stokes brytyjski krytyk sztuki

Adrian Stokes critique d'art, spécialiste de l'art italien

Stokes, Adrian.

Stokes Adrian 1902-1972

Stokes, Adrian Durham

Stokes, Adrian Durham 1902-1972

Stokes, Adrien

Stokes Adrien 1902-1972

Languages
English (369)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Covers
The invitation in artReflections on the nudeThe Quattro cento ; and, Stones of RiminiThree essays on the painting of our timeThe coral mind : Adrian Stokes's engagement with architecture, art history, criticism, and psychoanalysisFilm, form, and phantasy : Adrian Stokes and film aestheticsEngland and its aesthetes : biography and taste