Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You about Master Painters and Sculptors

Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You about Master Painters and Sculptors

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by Elizabeth Lunday, Mario Zucca
     
 

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With outraeous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caraviaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international art. You’ll learn that Michelangelo’s body odor was so bad, his assistants

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With outraeous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caraviaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international art. You’ll learn that Michelangelo’s body odor was so bad, his assistants couldn’t stand working for him; that Vincent van Gogh sometimes ate paint directly from the tube; and Georgia O’Keeffe loved to paint in the nude. This is one art history lesson you’ll never forget!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594747458
Publisher:
Quirk Publishing
Publication date:
03/25/2014
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
888,649
File size:
64 MB
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Meet the Author

Elizabeth Lunday is a journalist specializing in architecture and art. She writes the “Masterpieces” column for mental_floss magazine and lives in Fort Worth, Texas. 

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Secret Lives of the Great Artists 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fun read. I have an art background and know much about the artists, but there is plenty of fresh, fun info!
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