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Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri: Spurling, Hilary

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Item Description: Penguin. Book Condition: Very Good. Offers an exploration of Matisse's world, uncovering the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This volume tells the story of Matisse's growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years. Num Pages: 544 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: ACX; AGB; BG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 177 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1114. 8vo.Good clean copy. 2006. 2nd Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KEX0275178

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Item Description: Penguin. Book Condition: Very Good. Offers an exploration of Matisse's world, uncovering the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This volume tells the story of Matisse's growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years. Num Pages: 544 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: ACX; AGB; BG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 177 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1114. 8vo.Good clean copy. 2006. 2nd Edition. Paperback. . . . . from our Bookshop. Bookseller Inventory # KEX0275178

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Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri: Hilary Spurling

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Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri: Spurling, Hilary

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Item Description: Knopf, 2005. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: "If my story were ever to be written down truthfully from start to finish, it would amaze everyone," wrote Henri Matisse. It is hard to believe today that Matisse, whose exhibitions draw huge crowds worldwide, was once almost universally reviled and ridiculed. His response was neither to protest nor to retreat; he simply pushed on from one innovation to the next, and left the world to draw its own conclusions. Unfortunately, these were generally false and often damaging. Throughout his life and afterward people fantasized about his models and circulated baseless fabrications about his private life. Fifty years after his death, "Matisse the Master (the second half of the biography that began with the acclaimed "The Unknown Matisse)" shows us the painter as he saw himself. With unprecedented and unrestricted access to his voluminous family correspondence, and other new material in private archives, Hilary Spurling documents a lifetime of desperation and self-doubt exacerbated by Matisse's attempts to counteract the violence and disruption of the twentieth century in paintings that now seem effortlessly serene, radiant, and stable.Here for the first time is the truth about Matisse's models, especially two Russians: his pupil Olga Meerson and the extraordinary Lydia Delectorskaya, who became his studio manager, secretary, and companion in the last two decades of his life.But every woman who played an important part in Matisse's life was remarkable in her own right, not least his beloved daughter Marguerite, whose honesty and courage surmounted all ordeals, including interrogation and torture by the Gestapo in the Second World War. If you have ever wondered how anyone withsuch a tame public image as Matisse could have painted such rich, powerful, mysteriously moving pictures, let alone produced the radical cut-paper and stained-glass inventions of his last years, here is the answer. They were m. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0679434291

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Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri: Hilary Spurling

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Matisse the Master : a Life of: Spurling, Hilary

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Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri: Hilary Spurling

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Item Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 234 x 176 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this astounding book (winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005) Hilary Spurling s fascinating exploration of Matisse s world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This beautifully presented second volume tells the story of Matisse s growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140176056

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Item Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. 234 x 176 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. In this astounding book (winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005) Hilary Spurling s fascinating exploration of Matisse s world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This beautifully presented second volume tells the story of Matisse s growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140176056

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Item Description: Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: 1909-1954 (2nd Revised edition), Hilary Spurling, In this astounding book (winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005) Hilary Spurling's fascinating exploration of Matisse's world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This beautifully presented second volume tells the story of Matisse's growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years. Bookseller Inventory # B9780140176056

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Item Description: Knopf, 2007. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Reactions to Hilary Spurling's The Unknown Matisse: A Life of Henri Matisse, vol. I, 1869-1908 published autumn 1998 by Knopf (US) & Penguin (UK) US REVIEWS 'Hilary Spurling has given us a definitive biography that reads like a detective story. It is an extraordinary and brilliant book . . . extraordinary in revealing . . . so much about Matisse that was previously unknown and unexpected . . . brilliant in the clarity and compactness of its prose and in the sharpness of the insights that appear on page after page . . . This is a truly indispensable biography . . . vividly drawn, utterly compelling and profoundly moving.' John Elderfield, Museum of Modern Art, New York. One can only eagerly await the second volume of Spurling's definitive biography of Henri Matisse. J. Carter Brown, Director of the National Gallery of Art, New York Times Book Review . Again and again the reader fears for Matisse, as in a good novel: how will he get out of this hole? who will buy his work? what if he gives up? . . . Her second volume cannot arrive too soon. Julian Barnes, New York Times Book Review 'This is a marvellous bookbeautifully written, masterly in its research and wonderfully wise in its depiction of character, circumstance and the vicissitudes of the artist's vocation.' Hilton Kremer, Washington Times 'Spurling brushes aside all our preconceptions about the painter to reveal a personalityand a personal historynone of us had guessed at. . . . This first volume of a full biography of Matisse is a triumph of research and writing, a work of literature worthy of its subject.' Richard Dorment, New York Review of Books The Unknown Matisse is aptly titled . . . Unlike the luckier and more charmed Picasso, Matisse was haunted by the specter of failure, poverty and ridicule, in part because heagain, unlike Picassoexperienced all three. . . . It's thrilling to learn what Matisse was looking at, what he experimented with, endured and suffered on the way to becoming one of the great painters of our century.' Francine Prose, Washington Post 'Her clear narrative keeps one turning the pages almost as if reading a novel . . . a major accomplishment and sure to be a landmark in the literature on Matisse.' Jack Flam, Art News 'This book is marvellous to read. Having finished it, one wants to start all over again.' Svetlana Alpers, Key Reporter 'An extraordinary new view of Matisse . . . When I first heard that Hilary Spurling was planning to write about Henri Matisse, I wondered what an English literary biographer could possibly tell me about my intensely French artist grandfather . . . The results are absolutely astonishing. For anyone interested in Matisse's work, this book will be a revelation . . . The book is almost like a mystery story, packed with surprising developments . . . Once started this is a very hard book to put down. I couldn't recommend it too highly.' Paul Matisse, Amazon online 'A smashing good biography . . . Hilary Spurling's role is advocate, and she is a formidable one . . . A painter's development is both an intimate and an open transaction, and Spurling makes us feel its peril.' Editors' Choice, Best Books of 1998, New York Times Book Review 'Spurling's book is the opposite of the massive bound collections of file cards that are biography's current fashion. . . . I do not know of another book which, while lavishly setting its subject among his fellows, illuminates so searchingly the human and artistic struggles of a painter's life.' Richard Eder's 10 Best Books, Los Angeles Times "Hilary Spurling has written a rich and deeply illuminating life, with all the feeling and passion for the work that Henri Matisse himself would have appreciated. This is a true biographical masterpiece." -Mark Bostridge, The Independent on Sunday "A quite glorious biography . . . Hilary Spurling fixes his story with great humanity and rigorous scholarship . Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0375711538

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Item Description: Random House Inc, 2007. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VR-9780375711534

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