Table of Contents for Glittering Images : A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars


Introduction vii
1 Resurrection: Queen Nefertari
3(8)
2 Mystic Vision: Idols of the Cyclades
11(4)
3 The Race: Charioteer of Delphi
15(6)
4 Roof of Air: Porch of the Maidens
21(6)
5 God's Snare: Laocoon
27(6)
6 Sky of Gold: Saint John Chrysostom
33(6)
7 Living Letters: The Book of Kells
39(4)
8 Solitary Watcher: Donatello, Mary Magdalene
43(6)
9 Island of Love: Titian, Venus with a Mirror
49(4)
10 Lord of the Sea: Agnolo Bronzino, Portrait of Andrea Doria as Neptune
53(6)
11 Blaze of Glory: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Chair of Saint Peter
59(8)
12 Satin Knights: Anthony Van Dyck, Lord John Stuart and his Brother, Lord Bernard Stuart
67(6)
13 Swirling Line: The French Rococo
73(6)
14 Martyr of the Revolution: Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Marat
79(6)
15 Arctic Ruin: Caspar David Friedrich, The Sea of Ice
85(6)
16 City in Motion: Edouard Manet, At the Cafe
91(6)
17 Melting Color: Claude Monet, Irises
97(6)
18 Heaven and Hell: Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
103(6)
19 Heart of Stone: George Grosz, Life Makes You Happy!
109(6)
20 Dance of the Mind: Tamara de Lempicka, Portrait of Doctor Boucard
115(6)
21 Luncheon in the Twilight Zone: Rene Magritte, The Portrait
121(6)
22 Romance of the Grid: Piet Mondrian, Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow
127(6)
23 Elegance at Ease: John Wesley Hardrick, Xenia Goodloe
133(6)
24 Shooting Stars: Jackson Pollock, Green Silver
139(8)
25 Sun and Rain: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych
147(8)
26 On the Road: Eleanor Antin, 100 Boots
155(10)
27 Electric: Walter De Maria, The Lightning Field
165(8)
28 Blue Dawn: Renee Cox, Chillin' with Liberty
173(8)
29 Red River: George Lucas, Revenge of the Sith
181(10)
Acknowledgments 191(2)
Index 193