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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 346-348) and index.

About the Author

Edward Lucie-Smithis 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 Artseries.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500237397
Author:
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series Volume:
AL7
Publication Date:
20090629
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
101 color, 172 bandw illustrations
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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