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Along got here Amedeo: A particular kind 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 girl matters are as immediately recognizable as they are startling, sensual, and swan-necked.

Modigliani's exact figuration corresponded to his personal own thought of attractiveness, 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 though most famous for his nude women, he utilized related stylistic recommendations to pix of male inventive contemporaries such as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and Chaim Soutine.

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

 
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Each publication in TASCHEN’s simple artwork sequence positive aspects:
  • a targeted chronological precis of the lifestyles and oeuvre of the artist, masking his or her cultural and ancient importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately a hundred illustrations with explanatory captions

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