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Secrets of Beauty

Secrets of Beauty

Current price: $15.00
Publication Date: February 27th, 2024
Publisher:
Eris
ISBN:
9781912475551
Pages:
44
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Description

A towering figure in the worlds of literature, cinema, and visual art, Jean Cocteau was one of the most influential creative artists of the twentieth century. In this collection of brief--often aphoristic--meditations, he reflects on the nature of beauty itself. Ranging over painters, poets, and musicians, Cocteau offers brilliant insights into the essential loneliness of the artistic vocation. As well as throwing new light on the author's own creative achievement, Secrets of Beauty is a vital contribution to aesthetic theory.

About the Author

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was a writer, filmmaker and visual artist. He was prominently associated with the surrealist, avant-garde and Dadaist movements.