The poetic solitude of man confronted to the “American way of life” in Hopper
Created using cold colours and inhabited by anonymous characters, Hopper’s paintings also symbolically reflect the Great Depression. Through a series of different reproductions (etchings, watercolours, and oil-on-canvas paintings), as well as thematic and artistic analysis, the author sheds new light on the enigmatic and tortured world of this outstanding figure...
James McNeill Whistler – Born under a wandering star
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) made his debut on the artistic scene at a decisive moment in the history of art and became a pioneering figure. Whilst the impressionists were embodying the epitome of the avant-garde, Whistler’s paintings reached a level of abstraction that had not yet been achieved.
Early years: The shaping of Georgia O’Keeffe
The legacy she left behind is a unique vision that translates the complexity of nature into simple shapes for us to explore and make our own discoveries. She taught us there is poetry in nature and beauty in geometry. Georgia O’Keeffe’s long lifetime of work shows us new ways to see the world, from her eyes to ours.
American Graffiti: A journey to modern “Writing” and “Tagging” art
Featuring gallery and street works by several contributors to the graffiti scene, this book offers insight into the lives of urban artists, describes their relationship with the bourgeois art world, and discusses their artistic motivation with unprecedented sensitivity.
Andy Warhol was one of the most significant American artists and a central figure in the movement known as Pop art.
Whistler & Nature
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