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Lives of the Great Modern Artists

Lives of the Great Modern Artists

by Edward Lucie-Smith
     
 

Creative personalities are always fascinating, and to learn something new about the 20th and 21st centuries' greatest artists—whether eccentric or sober, outspoken or reclusive—is compelling.
105 artists are presented in lively short biographies, and each entry is illustrated with important works, self-portraits, and photographs. Clearly grouped

Overview

Creative personalities are always fascinating, and to learn something new about the 20th and 21st centuries' greatest artists—whether eccentric or sober, outspoken or reclusive—is compelling.
105 artists are presented in lively short biographies, and each entry is illustrated with important works, self-portraits, and photographs. Clearly grouped according to style and era are modern and contemporary art’s pioneers, from Picasso and Duchamp to Louise Bourgeois and Jean-Michel Basquiat. New entries on rising stars such as Marlene Dumas and Zhang Xiaogang bring the book into the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500281918
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
06/29/2009
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,132,358
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Edward Lucie-Smith is the author of several books, among them Sexuality in Western Art, Symbolist Art, Latin American Art of the Twentieth Century, and The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, all published in the World of Art series.

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