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Along got here Amedeo: A targeted kind of beauty
 
In never-ending odes to the feminine form, Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) traced elongated our bodies, almond eyes, and his personal identify into artwork background. His languid woman topics are as immediately recognizable as they are startling, sensual, and swan-necked.

Modigliani's distinct figuration corresponded to his personal own inspiration 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 famed for his nude ladies, he utilized related stylistic recommendations to photographs of male creative contemporaries such as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and Chaim Soutine.

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

 
About the Series:
Each e-book in TASCHEN’s easy artwork sequence positive aspects:
  • a unique chronological precis of the existence and oeuvre of the artist, protecting his or her cultural and ancient importance
  • a concise biography
  • approximately a hundred illustrations with explanatory captions

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