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Alex Katz: Painting the now

Over a career that now spans nearly seven decades, the American painter Alex Katz (b. 1927, New York) has devoted himself to the representation of the here and now and to the immediacy of human perception – a commitment to what the artist has often described as “painting in the present tense.”Alex (...)
Categoría: Arte

Frans Hals: Family Portraits

Frans Hals (1582–1666) was one of the foremost portrait painters of the Dutch Golden Age, yet little has been written about his lively family group portraiture. Inspired by recent discoveries about one of the families Hals painted, this catalog reunites the surviving sections of Van Campen Family (...)
Categoría: Arte

Basquiat by Himself

Jean-Michel Basquiat's self-portraits are regarded as being among the most important of his radical creative works. In addition to some 50 specific portraits of himself, we can also see his series of likenesses of African-American men as concealed reproductions of the artist. Not least because (...)
Categoría: Arte

Structuring Fashion

The shaping of the body through clothing has repeatedly played a major role across the centuries; in Europe changes in fashion were always accompanied by changes to the cut of clothing and hence to the silhouette of the body. This lavishly illustrated volume delights the reader with illustrations (...)
Categoría: Moda
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