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Romaine Brooks : a life.

Author: Cassandra Langer
Publisher: [S.l.] : [s.n.], 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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IThis biography provides a portrait of Brooks's aesthetics and experimentation as an artist and of her entire life. From her chaotic childhood to the enigmatic decades after World War II, when she produced very little art. This biography takes aim at many myths about Brooks and her friends, lovers, and the subjects of her portraits, revealing a woman of wit and passion who overcame enormous personal and societal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cassandra Langer
ISBN: 9780299298609 0299298604
OCLC Number: 964541466
Description: .. cm.

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Art historian Cassandra Langer provides a rich, deep portrait of Romaine Brooks's aesthetics and experimentation as an artist - and of her entire life, from her chaotic, traumatic childhood to the  Read more...

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"Langer makes clear that Romaine Brooks was an artist of unusual courage and originality, tracing her development not only as an artist, but as a woman artist and a boldly lesbian artist. This Read more...

 
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