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Egon Schiele World of Art

READ Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB É Frank Whitford

G girls he expressed through his art a deep and bewildering loneliness and an obsession with sexuality death and decay He was only twenty eight when h Good book to read if you're interested to find out a little bit of information about Schiele Also includes some color and black and white reproductions of his works which help reinforce his life story However if you already know a bit about him and are looking to find out a lot this is probably not the book for you

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E died yet he left behind him a body of work that sustains a huge public reputation and a myth This book sets out to examine both 151 illus 20 in colo I found this to be so interesting and really a nice touch into the life of a very interesting artist It was a fast read and I really found it to be so informative

READ Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB É Frank Whitford

Egon Schiele lived in Vienna during the last years of the declining Habsburg Empire Rejected by his family hounded by society for his interest in youn The last book I read was Willeford's Burnt Orange Heresy featuring an aspiring art critic This book is written by an art critic I can get with most of what Whitford is saying he's doing a good job walking the line of guessing and explaning of the deceased artist's intentions and real life motives I'm fascinated reading about turn of the century Vienna and of course the art that came out of the epoch mirrors the corrupt and false state of affairs in Austria Hungary at the time that's how the history books like this one lay it outFreud's Psychoanalysis Second Vienesse school's atonal music etc The Wiener Werkstatte was the high ranking local art scene it seems Every scene has a center and Schiele grew into it in his own impressing way Now of course the thing I see when exposed to his art is an individual carving out vermilion radical but believable portraits I like artist biographies this attempt to chart the creative forces within a Schiele was a fascinating read in this regard Lots of paintings included in the book which is a huge plus

  • Paperback
  • 216
  • Egon Schiele World of Art
  • Frank Whitford
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 9780500201831

About the Author: Frank Whitford

Born Francis Peter Whitford in Bishopstoke Hampshire on 11 August 1941 the son of Peter Whitford and his wife Katherine Ellen nee Rowe He was educated at Peter Symonds School in Winchester and attended Wadham College Oxford graduating in 1963 with a third class honours in English language and literature because he preferred drawing to studying A self taught artist he designed posters and