Tamara De Lempicka Paperback
Part of the Bloomsbury Lives of Women series
Born in 1899 to Russian Aristocrats, Tamara de Lempicka escaped the Bolsheviks by exchanging her body for freedom, dramatically beginning a sexual career that included most of the influential men and women she painted.
Her paintings, like the artist herself, glow with beauty and sexuality.
Contemporary critics, however, dismissed her gorgeously stylised portraits and condemned her scandalous lifestyle.
A resurgence of interest in her work occurred in the 1980s, spurred by such celebrity collectors such as Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand and Madonna.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 26/02/2010
- Category: Art & design styles: Art Deco
- ISBN: 9781408807095