Keeping an Eye Open (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. $30.00. 

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Title Page: Keeping an Eye Open | ESSAYS ON ART | Julian Barnes | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF · NEW YORK · 2015

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2015 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by | Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | The Random House Group Limited, London. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Penguin Random House LLC. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | [Essays. Selections] | Keeping an eye open : essays on art / Julian Barnes. — First American Edition. | pages cm | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape. | ISBN 978-1-101-87478-3 (hardcover)—ISBN 978-1-101-87479-0 (eBook) | 1. Art, Modern—19th century. 2. Art, Modern—20th century. I. Title. | N6447.B384 2015   709.04—dc23 | 2015014317 | Front-of-jacket image: Palette of Edgar Degas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France. | Gianni Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY | Back-of-jacket images: (top to bottom, details) Still Life with Curtain and | Flowered Pitcher by Paul Cézanne, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. | Scala/Art Resource, NY; Desperate, self-portrait by Gustave Courbet, HIP/ | Art Resource, NY; Olympia by Edouard Manet, Musée d’Orsay; Paris, France. | Scala/Art Resource/NY | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in Singapore | First American Edition

Collation: 21.4 x 17.0 cm. Pp. [-ii-vii] viii [1-2] 3-4 [5] 6-11 [12] 13-26 [27] 28-30 [31] 32 [33] 34-46 [47] 48-52 [53] 54-56 [57-58] 59-62 [63] 64 [65] 66- [60] 61-62 [63] 64-71 [72] 73-79 [80] 81-86 [87] 88 [89] 90-91 [92] 93-98 [99] 100-102 [103] 104-106 [107] 108-110 [111] 112 [113] 114-118 [119] 120 [121] 122 [123] 124-128 [129] 130-132 [133] 134-136 [137] 138-142 [143] 144 [145] 146-151 [152] 153-156 [157] 158160 [161] 162-164 [165] 166-176 [177] 178-180 [181] 182-184 [185] 186-190 [191] 192-196 [197] 198-206 [207] 208-212 [213] 214 [215] 216-220 [221] 222 [223] 224-229 [230-231] 232 [233] 234 [235] 236-240 [241] 242-248 [249] 250 [251] 252-257 [258] 259-264 [265] 266 [267] 268-270 [271] 272-278. [-ii]: [Alfred A. Knopf ‘100 YEARS’ image]. [-i] ‘ALSO BY JULIAN BARNES | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking It Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | NONFICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in The Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | TRANSLATION | In The Land Of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [i]: ‘KEEPING AN EYE OPEN’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘FOR PAT’. [vi]: blank. [vii]-viii: [Table of Contents]. [1]: ‘KEEPING AN EYE OPEN’. [2]: blank. 3-4: text. [5]: [image with caption: ‘Quimperlé (Finistère): Le Pont fleuri’]. 6-11: text. [12]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault’]. 13-26: text. [27]: [image with caption: ‘Scene of Cannibalism on the Raft of the Medusa by Géricult’]. 28-30: text. [31]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing men waving at the ship’]. 32: text. [33]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail of the man with the grey beard’]. 34-46: text. [47]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing prone figure modelled by Delacroix’’]. 48-52: text. [53]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing, from left, Whistler, the novelist Champfleury, Manet’]. 54-56: text. [57]: [image with caption: ‘An Unmade Bed by Delacroix’]. [58]: [image with caption: ‘The Mediterranean by Courbet’]. 59-62: text. [63]: [image with caption: ‘The Meeting by Courbet’]. 64: text. [65]: [image with caption: ‘L’Atelier (detail) by Courbet’]. 66-71: text. [72]: [image with caption: ‘A Studio in the Batignolles Quarter by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Manet (at easel), Renoir (in the picture frame), | and Monet (far right)’]. 73-79: text. [80]: [image with caption: ‘The Bouquet of Lilacs by Manet’]. 81-88: text. [89]: [image with caption: ‘The Execution of Maximilian by Manet | Detail of the NCO cocking his rifle from the painting in London (left) | and the version in Mannheim (right)’]. 90-91: text. [92]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing (from left) Verlaine, Rimbaud and Léon Valade’]. 93-98: text. [99]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Fantin-Latour’]. 100-102: text. [103]: [image with caption: ‘The Dubourg Family by Fantin-Latour’]. 104-106: text. [107]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Cézanne by Denis | Detail showing (from left) the painters Redon and Vuillard, | the art critic André Mellario, the dealer Ambroise Vollard, | and the painters Maurice Denis and Paul Sérusier’]. 108-110: text. [111]: [image with caption: ‘The Card Players by Cézanne’]. 112: text. [113]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair by Cézanne’]. 114-118: text. [117]: [image with caption: ‘Apotheosis of Degas by Edgar Degas and Walter Barnes’]. 122: text. [123]: ‘The Dance Lesson (detail) by Degas’]. 124-128: text. [129]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Camille Redon Reading by Redon’]. 130-132: text. [133]: [image with caption: ‘Chimera (Fantastic Monster) by Redon’]. 134-136: text. [137]: [image with caption: ‘The Cyclops by Redon’]. 138-142: text. [143]: [image with caption: ‘The Anabaptists: Pierre Bonnard by Vuillard’]. 144: text. [145]: [image with caption: ‘Nude in the Bath by Bonnard’]. 146-151: text. [152]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Bonnard’]. 153-156: text. [157]: [image with caption: ‘Woman Sweeping by Vuillard’]. 158-160: text. [161]: [image with caption: ‘The Nape of Misia’s Neck by Vuillard’]. 162-164: text. [165]: [image with caption: ‘The Chat by Vuillard’]. 166-176: text. [177]: [image with caption: ‘The Lie by Vallotton’]. 178-180: text. [181]: [image with caption: ‘The Five Painters by Vallotton | Detail showing Vallotton (standing), Bonnard (left) and Vuillard’]. 182-184: text. [185]: [image with caption: ‘Money by Vallotton’]. 186-190: text. [191]: [image with caption: ‘The Pond (Honfleur) by Vallotton’]. 192-196: text. [197]: [image with caption: ‘Les usines de Rio Tinto à l’Estaque by Braque’]. 198-206: text. [207]: [image with caption: ‘George Braque, artist, and his wife Marcelle, Paris, 27th January, 1959 | by Richard Avedon’]. 208-212: text. [213]: [image with caption: ‘Les Affinités Electives by Magritte’]. 214: text. [215]: [image with caption: ‘La Clairvoyance by Magritte’]. 216-220: text. [221]: [image with caption: ‘Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, N.Y.C.—Teddy Bear | by Oldenburg’]. 222: text. [223]: [image with caption: ‘Giant Soft Fan by Oldenburg’]. 224-229: text. [230]: [image with caption: ‘Dead Dad by Mueck’]. [231]: [image with caption: ‘La Vénus ataxique by Richer’]. 232: text. [233]: [image with caption: ‘The Head of an Englishman’]. 234: text. [235]: [image with caption: ‘The Hand of a Giant from Barnum’s Circus’]. 236-240: text. [241]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter in His Studio by Rembrandt’]. 242-248: text. [249]: [image with caption: ‘Hotel Bedroom by Freud | detail showing Caroline Blackwood’]. 250: text. [251]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter Surprised by a Naked Admirer (detail) by Freud’]. 252-257: text. [258]: [image with caption: ‘Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink by Freud’]. 259-264: text. [265]: [image with caption: ‘Alpine Snow by Hodgkin’]. 266: text. [267]: [image with caption: ‘After Degas by Hodgkin’]. 268-270: text. [271]: [image with caption: ‘Lovers by Hodgkin’]. 272-278: text.

General description: Binding 22.2 x 17.8 cm. Red-orange cloth boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. White endpapers. Cover design by Carol Devine Carson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.

In ogenschouw: Essays over kunst | Keeping an Eye Open (Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2015)


Notes on this edition: In ogenschouw: Essays over kunst | Keeping an Eye Open. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2015. Pp. 319 + [1]. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Translated by Jan Braks and Jelle Noorman. ISBN: 9789045028958. (Dutch).

Writers on Howard Hodgkin (Irish Museum of Modern Art & Tate Publishing, 2006)


Notes on this edition: Writers on Howard Hodgkin. Edited by Enrique Juncosa. Dublin: Irish Museum of Modern Art; New York: Tate Publishing, 2006. Pp. 205. 25 cm. Includes color illustrations. ISBN: 9781854376749.

Julian Barnes contributes an essay titled “Words for H.H.”. The essay was originally published in a book titled Howard Hodgkin (Gagosian Gallery, 2003). Barnes’s essay is found on pp. 145-154.

Other contributors include Enrique Juncosa, Colm Tóibín, Bruce Chatwin, James Fenton, Susan Sontag, Bruce Bernard, William Boyd, Anthony Lane, and Alan Hollinghurst.