Gwen John

Gwen John

Art and Life in London and Paris

Foster, Alicia

$731.00 MXN

Sinopsis

The first critical, illustrated biography of Gwen John, painting a vivid portrait of her life, work, and relationships, published in association with Pallant House Gallery.

Gwen John was one of the most significant British artists of the early to mid-twentieth century, active in Paris and London, and featured inthe highly influential avant-garde Armory Show in New York in 1913. Demolishing the myth of the recluse, this sustained critical biography of a much-loved artist locates her firmly in the art worlds of London and Paris, where she chose to live and work.

Written by Alicia Foster, a critically praised art historian and authority on the artist, Gwen John is based on original research, and examines John’s importance in the context of twentieth-century art. While tracing the development of her work and its significance, the biography also explores John’s relationships both personal and artistic, including her friendship with Rainer Maria Rilke and her romance with sculptor Auguste Rodin.

John, who was born in Wales, spent the latter part of the nineteenth century in London and then moved to Paris where she remained for the rest of her life. She was a contemporary of Paul Cézanne, Marie Laurencin, Paula Modersohn-Becker, and Edouard Vuillard. The book brings these two fascinating cities and John’s milieu to life and introduces readers to lesser-known artists whose lives and works have slipped into obscurity. Both a study of an artist whose importance and recognition continues to grow, and of the artistic world of Europe in the early twentieth century, this book provides a compelling portrait for anyone interested in the life and work of a key figure in the history of art.

122 illustrations / 92 in color

Editorial:
Thames & Hudson
Año de edición:
2023
Materia
Arte moderno
ISBN:
978-0-500-02557-4
Páginas:
272
Encuadernación:
Pasta dura
Idioma:
Inglés

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