By Robin Gibson
From Boldini, Schiele, Grosz and Picasso to Hockney, Freud and the newest wave of recent rising artists, this ebook celebrates the turbulent historical past and impressive revolutions in kinds and attitudes in the direction of the portrait in ecu and American artwork in the course of the twentieth century. 100 images, together with cultural icons and a few of an important artistic endeavors from the final century, are right here offered chronologically to shape an outline of portraiture and the portrait from 1900 to 2000. The textual content areas each one paintings in its cultural and creative context, and provides biographies for the entire artists illustrated.
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