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By Paul Barolsky

In A short background of the Artist from God to Picasso, Paul Barolsky explores the ways that fiction shapes heritage and background informs fiction. it's a playful e-book approximately creative obsession, approximately artwork heritage as either tragedy and farce, and concerning the heroic and the mock-heroic. The e-book demonstrates that the fashionable suggestion of the artist has deep roots within the photo of the epic poet, from Homer to Ovid to Dante. Barolsky’s significant declare is that the heritage of the artist is inseparable from historic fiction concerning the artist and that fiction is vital to the truth of the artist’s imagination.

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