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The Resource Modigliani unmasked, Mason Klein ; with an essay by Richard Nathanson

Modigliani unmasked, Mason Klein ; with an essay by Richard Nathanson

Label
Modigliani unmasked
Title
Modigliani unmasked
Statement of responsibility
Mason Klein ; with an essay by Richard Nathanson
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Writer of supplementary textual content
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Language
eng
Summary
"One of the great artists of the 20th century, Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is celebrated for revolutionizing modern portraiture, particularly in his later paintings and sculpture. Modigliani Unmasked examines the artist's rarely seen early works on paper, offering revelatory insights into his artistic sensibilities and concerns as he developed his signature style of graceful, elongated figures. An Italian Sephardic Jew working in turn-of-the-century Paris, Modigliani embraced his status as an outsider, and his early drawings show a marked awareness of the role of ethnicity and race within society. Placing these drawings within the context of the artist's larger oeuvre, Mason Klein reveals how Modigliani's preoccupation with identity spurred the artist to reconceive the modern portrait, arguing that Modigliani ultimately came to think of identity as beyond national or cultural boundaries. Lavishly illustrated with the artist's paintings and over one hundred drawings collected by Dr. Paul Alexandre, Modigliani's close friend and first patron, this book provides an engaging and long overdue analysis of Modigliani's early body of work on paper." -- Publisher's description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Klein, Mason
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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1884-1920
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  • Nathanson, Richard
  • Modigliani, Amedeo
  • Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
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  • Modigliani, Amedeo
  • Alexandre, Paul
  • Drawing
  • Alexandre, Paul
  • Modigliani, Amedeo
  • Art
  • Drawing
  • France
  • Modigliani, Amedeo
  • Zeichnung
  • Pinselzeichnung
Target audience
general
Label
Modigliani unmasked, Mason Klein ; with an essay by Richard Nathanson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
19363175
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780300225495
Lccn
2016958782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn978291296
Label
Modigliani unmasked, Mason Klein ; with an essay by Richard Nathanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
19363175
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780300225495
Lccn
2016958782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn978291296

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