The Uncannily Strange and Brief Life of Amedeo Modigliani

Product Number: EB00478925
Released: Jul 28, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781908968531
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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Description

The life of the painter Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was chaotic and tragically brief. Consisting of a series of vignettes, mostly set in the painter's studio and peopled by his lover Jeanne Hebuterne (who ended her own life the day after Modigliani's death), the prostitutes who were his occasional models and several Bohemian visitors, the novel spans the last months of Modigliani's life, evoking the strange workings of the painter's troubled and often drug-fuelled mind and its expression in his paintings, ultimately succeeding in conveying something of the intense artistic life of Paris in the first decades of the twentieth century.

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Author(s): Velibor Colic
Original Publish Date: Mar 29, 2011

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