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Pascin

Author: Joann Sfar; Edward Gauvin
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Uncivilized Books, Publisher, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"Pascin, a biography of the noted Jewish modernist painter (Julius Mordecai Pincas, known as Pascin, March 31, 1885- une 5, 1930), is Joann Sfar's most personal and important work. Pascin is portrayed by Sfar both as a kindred spirit and an aesthetic revolutionary struggling to redefine an art form. Sfar revels in the artist's celebration of all things corporeal in the world of art. Though the story is drenched in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Nonfiction comics
Graphic books
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Jules Pascin; Jules Pascin; Jules Pascin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joann Sfar; Edward Gauvin
ISBN: 9780984681471 0984681477
OCLC Number: 879547887
Notes: Originally published as Pascin by L'Association.
Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Pascin.
Responsibility: Joann Sfar ; translated by Edward Gauvin.

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In his most personal work, Joann Sfar brings Pascin--the Jewish modernist painter--to life as the ultimate bohemian.  Read more...

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"One of the Best Comics of the Year. This graphic novel feels like truth, or, as Picasso said of art, it's a lie that makes us realize truth."--Paste Magazine "Sfar wades into such heavy issues as Read more...

 
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