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|Named Person:||Raphael Soyer; Raphael Soyer; Raphael Soyer|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Raphael Soyer; Lloyd Goodrich
|Description:||349 p. illus. (part col.) 39 cm.|
|Contents:||Childhood in Russia. Coming to America. Study of art. Painting of the 1920s. Exhibitions and sales; the Whitney Studio Club and the Daniel Gallery. Marriage. Works of the early 1930s; women in interiors; sense of character; intimacy. Maturing of style; light and color --
Depression of the 1930s. Political sympathies. Social subjects; the east side and it derelicts; Mr. Broe. Realism. Street scenes with women shoppers and working girls. Exhibitions, awards, critical reception. Printmaking. Artist friends and portraits. Self-portraits --
Single figures of women, late 1940s and 1950s: psychological content. Drawings of the nude. Pictures of pregnant women. Paintings of women's occupations; dancers, dressmakers. More complex compositions; three dimensional design; command of interior space. Soyer's belief in representational art and human content. Editing reality --
New developments in subjects, design and color. "Farewell to Lincoln Square." Paintings of the female nude --
"Melancholia II." Travels abroad; studies of the old masters. Books by Soyer. "Homage to Thomas Eakins." --
"Village East Street scene." --
Paintings of women, late 1960 and 1970s. "Á Watteau." "Avenue of the Americas."
|Responsibility:||by Lloyd Goodrich.|