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James Ensor

Door Anna Swinbourne

Categorie
Schilderkunst
Boeknummer
#190032
Titel
James Ensor
Auteur
Swinbourne, Anna
Boektype
Gebonden hardcover met stofomslag
Uitgeverij
The Museum Of Modern Art, New York
Jaar van uitgave
2009
ISBN10
0870707523
ISBN13
9780870707520
Taal
Engels
Beschrijving
Published in conjunction with the exhibition James Ensor, 28 June - 21 September 2009 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Hardcover. Dustjacket
Samenvatting

James Ensor's painting of '1887, The Temptation of St Anthony, now in MoMA's collection, established him as one of the boldest painters of his contemporaries. Ensor (1860-1949) was a major figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late 19th century and an important precursor to the development of Expressionism in the early 20th, yet his work is far too little seen. This striking book, published to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, gives Ensor the attention he so greatly deserves. Approximately ninety paintings, prints and drawings are featured, creating a complete picture of the artist's daring, experimental oeuvre. Essays examine Ensor's modernity, his innovative and allegorical approach to light, his prominent use of satire, his deep interest in carnival and
... (Lees verder) performance, and finally his own self-fashioning, masking and role-playing. As the most comprehensive volume on the artist available in English, this remarkable volume reveals Ensor as a socially engaged and self-critical artist involved with the issues of his times and contemporary debates on the very nature of modernism. Published to accompany the exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, showing from 28 June to 21 September 2009.
Pagina's
208
Conditie
Goed
Prijs
€ 20,00

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