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Women : Picasso, Beckmann, de Kooning : Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen / edited by Carla Schulz-Hoffmann ; with contributions by Elisabeth Bronfen ... [et al. ; exhibition curator, Carla Schulz-Hoffmann ; translations, Katy Derbyshire ... [et al.]]

Catalog Data

Author:
Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973  Search this
Beckmann, Max 1884-1950  Search this
De Kooning, Willem 1904-1997  Search this
Schulz-Hoffmann, Carla  Search this
Bronfen, Elisabeth  Search this
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen  Search this
Pinakothek der Moderne (Munich, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973  Search this
Beckmann, Max 1884-1950  Search this
De Kooning, Willem 1904-1997  Search this
Pinakothek der Moderne (Munich, Germany)  Search this
Physical description:
343 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2012
©2012
20th century
Notes:
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany, Mar. 30-July 15, 2012.
Summary:
Regardless of the clichés associated with Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Max Beckmann (1884-1950), and Willem de Kooning (1904-1997) in the "public" private sphere, their exploration of the theme "woman" go far beyond one-sided definitions. Their portrayals of women are highly nuanced; they have a significance of their own and time and again become sensitive reflections of social and political problems and upheavals. They are not simply surfaces upon which are projected male longings and desires, but catalysts for a confrontation with the artist's own life and history (Picasso), while in Beckmann's work they are completely free, independent counter-images. De Kooning sees them as a separate force within which culminate opportunities for artistic expression. Contributions by art historians, authors, sociologists, and artists approach the theme from a variety of perspectives. Exhibition: Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (30.3.-15.6.2012).
Topic:
Women in art  Search this
Art, Modern--Themes, motives  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1002424