To know, we must see. To see, we must watch. The art historian Ernst Gombrich stated that we need to learn to “open our eyes and close our mouths”. We should learn to look at the soul and the depths of a work of art. It is essential to look at them unhurriedly. This profusely illustrated book includes high-quality images and invites readers to recover our valuable personal observation. Through this text, readers can reflect on the paths History of Art needs to follow in order to meet the needs of the present and the future. On the whole, this is a deep reflection on Velázquez’s paintings and the value of the audience’s gaze in History of Art of the 21st century. It is an enjoyable book for experts and lovers of the topic.
Velázquez. El placer de ver pintura
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