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Lives of the great modern artists

Edward Lucie-Smith

Lives of the great modern artists

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artists -- Biography,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Art, Modern -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Lucie-Smith.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsLucie-Smith, Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6489 .L83 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23968760M
    ISBN 100500600376, 0500281912
    ISBN 109780500600375, 9780500281918
    LC Control Number2009517157


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I found myself taking notes and looking up names and art terminology mentioned in the book/5. Presents some of the most engaging life stories, eventful, intimate and poignant. This book evokes the lives of great personalities, from Picasso and Duchamp to Joseph Beuys and Louise Bourgeois, guiding the reader through the maze of different styles and movements.

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"The Lives of Artists promises endless hours of pleasurable and enlightening reading and re-reading. More than that, it will deliver a world of new friends into your life. More than that, it will deliver a world of new friends into your life. The trajectory of Modern art in the 20th century from the inception to the end point that was around s, was marked by unique individuals.

Modern artists were not just famous in art world, but grew into true icons of the period, that attracted the interest of both art professionals but general public as approach to art differed, and included formalist explorations, abstraction.

It continues with famous volumes by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso from the first half of the twentieth century; avant-garde experiments from World War I through the s by artists ranging from Sonia Delaunay-Terk and Kasimir Malevich to Robert Rauschenberg and Edward Ruscha to recent books by other contemporary artists, such as Louise Bourgeois, Francesco Clemente, Anselm Kiefer.

Originally published in hardback as 'Lives of the Great 20th-Century Artists'. Edward Lucie-Smith is a well-known poet, biographer and writer on the visual arts. He has written more than sixty books about art, including Latin American Art of the 20th Century, American Realism and Sexuality in Western Art Introduction 1 Towards the Modern Edvard.

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