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World New Made Figurative Painting in the Twentieth Century

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A celebration of the richness of figurative painting over the last 100 years and a passionate critique of the accepted history of art in the 20th century. Structured not as a survey but as in-depth studies of more than 130 specific artworks, this lavishly illustrated book brings these often marginalized artists centre-stage: not just Alice Neel and Balthus, Max Beckmann and Frida Kahlo, but also Marsden Hartley and Charlotte Salomon, Bhupen Khakhar and Jacob Lawrence. A rich cast is brought to life, partly through their own writings. As the author argues, 'All across the world, isolated artists found new idioms for human-centred painting in the midst of modern life.'

Author : Timothy Hyman
Publisher : Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publish Date : Feb 2022
Pages : 256
Format : BC- Softcover
Dimensions : 19 x 26 cm