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Tamara de Lempicka

A Life of Deco and Decadence

Tamara de Lempicka( )
Author: Claridge, Laura
ISBN:978-0-517-70557-5
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

An icon of the Jazz Age, Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka lived a life well worth recording. Until now, however, no one has written the story of this woman of extraordinary talent and notoriety. She was a great beauty, an aristocratic refugee of the Russian Revolution, and a frankly erotic painter who insisted upon Renaissance aesthetics, figuration, and painterly craft in modern art. The sky-high prices attached to her canvases in recent years have still not dispelled the...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Women
Art / Russian & Former Soviet Union
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.48 Inches
Book Weight:1.879 Pounds
Author Biography
Claridge, Laura (Author)
Laura Claridge is the author of a biography of painter Tamara De Lempicka as well as books on British Romanticism, Modernism, gender, and psychoanalytic theory. A popular international lecturer, she was professor of English literature at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, for eleven years. She lives in New York City.

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