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Along got here Amedeo: A detailed form of beauty
 
In unending odes to the feminine form, Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) traced elongated our bodies, almond eyes, and his personal identify into paintings historical past. His languid woman matters are as immediately recognizable as they are startling, sensual, and swan-necked.

Modigliani's specific figuration corresponded to his personal own inspiration of good looks, yet drew upon a wealthy number of visible impacts, together with contemporary Cubism, African carvings, Cambodian sculptures, and thirteenth century portray from his local Italy. even supposing most famed for his nude adult females, he utilized comparable stylistic strategies to pix of male creative contemporaries such as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and Chaim Soutine.

With key works from his hugely individualistic repertoire, this ebook introduces Modigliani's short yet respected profession on the heart of Paris' early modernist hotbed.

 
About the Series:
Each e-book in TASCHEN’s uncomplicated paintings sequence good points:
  • a designated chronological precis of the lifestyles and oeuvre of the artist, overlaying his or her cultural and old importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately a hundred illustrations with explanatory captions

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