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Maillol.

Author: Denys Chevalier
Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers [1970]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aristide Maillol was an artist with grand ideas. His beautiful and harmonious sculptures - primarily of the female nude - hark back to the ideals of classical Greek art, stressing the static and monumental qualities of the human form, exquisite in their simplicity. Yet this simplicity also points towards a more modern artistic view, an art which paved the way for abstraction and modernism. Widely regarded as among  Read more...
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Named Person: Aristide Maillol; Aristide Maillol
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denys Chevalier
OCLC Number: 73210
Description: 96 pages illustrations (some color), color portrait 29 cm
Responsibility: [Translated from the French by Eileen B. Hennessy].

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"Aristide Maillol was an artist with grand ideas. His beautiful and harmonious sculptures - primarily of the female nude - hark back to the ideals of classical Greek art, stressing the static and monumental qualities of the human form, exquisite in their simplicity. Yet this simplicity also points towards a more modern artistic view, an art which paved the way for abstraction and modernism. Widely regarded as among the greatest of 20th-century sculptors, Maillol's work appears in museums all over the world."--Amazon.

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