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  • As art-critic Lucy Lippard put it, “feminism questions all the percepts of art as we know it” (Lippard 1995, p. 172).

    Feminist Aesthetics

  • Venus de Medicis as a modern art-critic is related to have asked to be left alone with the Venus of Rokeby.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • He had brought the smock frocks in a cab that the only art-critic whose fame had reached Central Africa might select a colour; so Wilde sat there weighing all with a conscious ecclesiastic solemnity.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Under these afflictions, he was consoled by receiving permission to take casts of the Elgin Marbles, the authenticity of which treasures had recently been attacked by the art-critic, Knight Payne, who declared that they were not Greek at all, but Roman, of the time of Hadrian.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • By her favourable verdict, Haydon, who had his doubts, was greatly consoled, not because Mrs. Siddons had any reputation as an art-critic, but because he recognised that she was an expert on the subject of dramatic expression.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • Those who persevere in studying his writings until they master what he really was aiming at cannot fail at last to admit that as philosopher he is at least suggestive, as art-critic he is amongst the very first of all times, worthy of a place beside Plato, [10]

    Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde"; an essay on the Wagnerian drama

  • But Ruskin is much more than any man's disciple; and he also contrasts strongly with Carlyle, first because a large part of his life was devoted to the study of Art -- he is the single great art-critic in English

    A History of English Literature

  • Claretie the historian, Claretie the dramatist, and Claretie the art-critic, we think his novels conserve a precious and inexhaustible mine for the Faguets and Lansons of the twentieth century, who, while frequently utilizing him for the exemplification of the art of fiction, will salute him as "Le Roi de la Romance."

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • In 1649 a courtly parasite, Sir Balthazar Gerbier, who used to be a miniature painter, an art-critic, and Master of Ceremonies to

    English Travellers of the Renaissance

  • But the history of English nineteenth-century art would be incomplete indeed without reference to two powerful influences -- the rise and progress of the new art of photography, which has singularly affected other branches of graphic work; and the career, hitherto unexampled in our land, of the greatest art-critic of this, perhaps of any, age -- John

    Great Britain and Her Queen


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