Notes on this publication: Julian Barnes. “Das Nötige Talent: Berthe Morisot.” Sinn und Form, March/April 2020. Pp. 288. 23.8 x 16.3 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783943297522. ISSN: 0037-5756.
Barnes’s essay appears on pp. -203. Translation of the essay “The Necessary Talent” first published in the London Review of Books, Vol. 41 No. 17, 12 September 2019.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Courbet: non è così, è cosà.” Courbet e la Natura. Fondazione Ferrara Arte, 2018. Pp. 262 + . 28 x 23 cm. (Italian).
Julian Barnes’s essay on Courbet appears on pp. 23-29. The essay first appeared in the Italian translation of Keeping an Eye Open (Einaudi).
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art. New York: Vintage International, 2017. Pp. 278. 21.6 x 17.1 cm. ISBN: 9781101873373.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Kunst Sehen | Keeping an Eye Open. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2019. Pp. 352. 20.9 x 13.3 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger and Thomas Bodmer. ISBN: 9783462049176. (German).
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Kunst sehen. Edition 5Plus, 2018. Pp. 74 + . 19.5 x 13.3 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. (German).
This essay was published in Keeping an Eye Open and was published in this format in support of independent booksellers. This edition is stated to consist of 3,000 copies, but this example is unnumbered. Kunst sehen is the 9th volume in the series.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art. Jonathan Cape, 2020. Pp. 375 + . 22.8 x 15.3 cm. ISBN: 9781787332898.
This updated edition includes seven new essays not present in the first edition (2015).
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Con los ojos bien abiertos | Keeping an Eye Open. Editorial Anagrama, 2018. Pp. 322 + . 22.6 x 14.4 cm. Translated by Cecilia Ceriani. ISBN: 9788433964281. (Spanish).
Table of Contents appears on p. .
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Hm, hé, ha: Kunst en Woorden (Humph, Hé, Ha: Art and Words). Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2019. Pp. 53 + . 18 x 12 cm. Translated by Jelle Noorman. ISBN: 9789025459369. (Dutch).
This bilingual edition contains the talk Julian Barnes gave on the occasion of the second Joost Zwagerman Lecture in November 2019 in Alkmaar.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Edgar Degas.” Writers on Artists. London / New York: DK Publishing, 2001. Pp. 352. 28.2 x 22.3 cm. ISBN: 0789480352.
The book is published in association with Modern Painters. Other authors contributing to this collection include David Hockney, Howard Jacobson, Will Self, Craig Raine, David Bowie, Andrew Motion, Nick Hornby, A. S. Byatt, Seamus Heaney, and others.
Julian Barnes’s essay on Edgar Degas appears on pp. 158-165. The dust jacket matches the illustrated binding, as pictured.
Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Howard Hodgkin: Words for H. H.” in Howard Hodgkin. [Paris]: Gagosian Paris, 2014. Pp. 111 + . 27.1 x 31.2 cm. ISBN: 9781938748028.
The book includes contributions by Barnes, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, and Jeff Wall.
Julian Barnes’s essay appears in both French (pp. 83-89) and English (pp. -96. The French translation was by Jean-Pierre Aoustin.
Barnes’s essay originally appeared in Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003).