Egon Schiele: Poems and Letters 1910-1912

Egon Schiele: Poems and Letters 1910-1912

by Elisabeth Leopold, Rudolf Leopold, Sandra Tretter
     
 

Known for his intense and lyrical style, the Austrian Expressionist Schiele was also a gifted writer. This selection of the artist's poetry and letters gracefully intertwines his powerful words with his indelible images. Elegantly designed with special paper and unique typography, this book emulates a personal journal. Interspersed with sixty sketches, drawings and

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Known for his intense and lyrical style, the Austrian Expressionist Schiele was also a gifted writer. This selection of the artist's poetry and letters gracefully intertwines his powerful words with his indelible images. Elegantly designed with special paper and unique typography, this book emulates a personal journal. Interspersed with sixty sketches, drawings and paintings, Schiele's poems and letters illustrate his artistic and personal struggles and passions. Many of the artworks are referenced in or parallel his writings, thereby enhancing the reader's experience of them. Elisabeth Leopold adds her commentary to this sumptuous presentation that will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of Schiele's creative genius. This title is published in cooperation with the Leopold Museum, Vienna.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791339993
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
06/25/2008
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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