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Encounters with Great Painters

Encounters with Great Painters

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by Roger Therond
     
 
What is it like to sit beside Picasso as he assembles a surprising self-portrait? To visit Chagall at the Paris Opera at work on his latest masterpiece? To witness Brigitte Bardot posing for Kees Van Dongen? In this unique series of colorful photo-essays, interviews, and anecdotes gathered from the popular French magazine Paris Match, we enter the private worlds of

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What is it like to sit beside Picasso as he assembles a surprising self-portrait? To visit Chagall at the Paris Opera at work on his latest masterpiece? To witness Brigitte Bardot posing for Kees Van Dongen? In this unique series of colorful photo-essays, interviews, and anecdotes gathered from the popular French magazine Paris Match, we enter the private worlds of 11 legendary modern artists who bare their dreams, secrets, and visions to well-known writers, photographers, and long-time friends. Funny, poignant, whimsical, and revealing, these accounts bring unique perspectives to painters and paintings that over the last century have been transformed into cultural icons.

Author Biography: Roger Therond has been director of Paris Match magazine for the past 25 years. He is a journalist and the managing director of PHOTO magazine in France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810943964
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1901
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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