Balthus

Balthus

by Jean Clair
     
 

Balthazar Klossowski, known as Balthus, is largely regarded as one of the twentieth century's most important painters - as well as the most scandalous. His dreamlike canvases populated with pubescent girls in provocative poses garnered him both praise and scorn from artists and critics alike. This volume, edited by renowned scholar Jean Clair, includes more than 400… See more details below

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Balthazar Klossowski, known as Balthus, is largely regarded as one of the twentieth century's most important painters - as well as the most scandalous. His dreamlike canvases populated with pubescent girls in provocative poses garnered him both praise and scorn from artists and critics alike. This volume, edited by renowned scholar Jean Clair, includes more than 400 color plates and includes essays by the premier experts on Balthus's work and life as well as recollections of the artist by his colleagues and friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847824106
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
8.65(w) x 12.08(h) x 1.63(d)

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