Lives of the Great 20th-Century Artists

By: Edward Lucie-Smith

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In this book, Edward Lucie-Smith relates some of the strangest, saddest, most glorious, and most intriguing life stories of our time. One hundred artists who have shaped our perceptions in this century are presented in lively short biographies. All the entries are illustrated with important works, self-portraits, and photographs, and the book includes an excellent guide for further reading.

Clearly grouped according to style and era are modern art's pioneers from Picasso and Duchamp to Louise Bourgeois and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Lucie-Smith vividly evokes the lives of these great personalities and guides the reader through the maze of different styles and movements with authority and verve.

Informative and entertaining, illuminated with anecdotes and balanced historical judgment, this is a wonderful collection for everyone interested in the art and artists of the twentieth century.

Title: Lives of the Great 20th-Century Artists

Author Name: Edward Lucie-Smith

Categories: Art,

Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd: 1999-05-10

ISBN Number: 0500237395

ISBN Number 13: 9780500237397

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to)

Seller ID: 086455

Description: Illustrated throughout. 352 pages. Has a sticker on back, 'maybe damaged not exchangeable'. It is still a very nice condition book. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide