Gustav René Hocke
Rowohlt, Hamburg, Germany, 1987, English
Nonfiction, Art and Cultural History
ISBN: 9783498028749

Art historian Gustav Hocke (1908–85) illustrates his theory of the continuous recurrence of Mannerist tendencies in European art.

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Juergen Riehm

Hocke cleverly divides the world into two extreme yet coexisting realms—the fantastical and the rational. Reading this while a student at the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts, I was struck by his broad way of observing and discovering the world.

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