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Critics and Artists

RA Collection: Archive

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Critics and Artists





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2 document of 17 pages

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Content Description

A rather abstract essay on the act of criticism and the special place of the artist in relation to the practice of it. No localised examples of poor criticism are stated, leaving a generality of tone. But the essay is heavily biased against the professional class of critic that took hold of cultural reportage by the end of the 19thC.