Hegel's Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith | Author: Sheridan Palmer

‘An elegant and powerful study, finely crafted – fully worthy of its subject.’ Peter Beilharz, Curtin University, Perth

Bernard Smith began life as a ward of the State; he would go on to become the father of Australian art history. In 2008 Smith invited writer and art historian Dr Sheridan Palmer to write his biography. Through years of interviews and exclusive access to Smith’s papers and library, Palmer reveals the unique character of an exceptional man.


    424 Pages

    153 x 234 mm

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