The Resource Georges Braque, Karen Wilkin

Georges Braque, Karen Wilkin

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Georges Braque
Title
Georges Braque
Statement of responsibility
Karen Wilkin
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Georges Braque is one of the best-known and least-understood artists of our century. Though he has long been acknowledged as an essential figure in the evolution of contemporary art, it has been less clear whether he should be defined as a radical innovator or elegant stylist, as a serene classicist or temperamental individualist, as Picasso's sidekick or the grand old man of French painting. From his friends' affectionate recollections, Braque emerges as a cheerful
  • Dandy, renowned for his good looks, his skills as an amateur boxer, and his ability to play Beethoven symphonies on the accordion. His art suggests a far different persona, however, for Braque was intensely serious, technically meticulous, and devoted to making thoughtful, deeply felt images--whether as a Fauve, a Cubist, or a mature painter working in his own distinctive style. The greatest adventure of Braque's life was his six-year collaboration with Picasso, and
  • Those years yielded inventive works that changed the course of art history. But as this new volume makes clear, to think of Braque primarily in relation to Picasso is to underestimate him and to miss much of what makes Braque unmistakably "Braque." By helping us to see and understand how and what Braque painted, the ever-astute critic Karen Wilkin reveals the full magnitude of his achievement. Her perceptive text and discriminating choice of illustrations--including some
  • Works never before reproduced--bring a welcome new clarity to Braque's art and art making
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DLC
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1940-
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Wilkin, Karen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6853.B7
LC item number
W53 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1882-1963
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Braque, Georges
Series statement
Modern masters,
Series volume
v. 14
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  • Braque, Georges
  • Braque, Georges
  • Braque, Georges
  • Braque, Georges
Label
Georges Braque, Karen Wilkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cover title: Braque
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Early Life and Work -- 2. The Fauve -- 3. Braque and Picasso -- 4. The Cubist -- 5. The 1920s and 1930s -- 6. Salons, Studios, and Birds
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780896599475
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
91012247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23583921
  • (OCoLC)ocm23583921
Label
Georges Braque, Karen Wilkin
Publication
Note
Cover title: Braque
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Early Life and Work -- 2. The Fauve -- 3. Braque and Picasso -- 4. The Cubist -- 5. The 1920s and 1930s -- 6. Salons, Studios, and Birds
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780896599475
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
91012247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23583921
  • (OCoLC)ocm23583921

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