American artist Elizabeth Peyton is one of the outstanding painters of her generation, a painter known for her intimate figurative portraits of youthful, romantic people, ranging from friends, to historical figures, to music world celebrities. Her work is intensely personal, but the subject becomes an intimate of both audience and artist. Peyton's ability to draw the viewer in is a result of her own fascination and curiosity about the figures she chooses. They are stylish in a timeless way and are at moments in their lives when they stand for their own ideals of independence, beauty, and artistry. Her manner is to paint small, devotional images in an "awkward, self-effacing way with an offhand intensity." Compiled by Peyton herself, the book chronicles ten years of inspiration, her works in many media, and her exhibitions, revealing the evolution of this exceptional artist who has been highly influential, in the words of the New York Times, in bringing "a return to beauty in art, a resurgence of figurative work, and a revival of painting."
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A richly illustrated overview of the work of one of America's most notable young artists explores her remarkable and stylish portraits of friends, historical figures, and music celebrities, as well as the inspiration for her paintings, her artistic evolution over the course of a decade, and her work in a variety of media.L'autore:
Elizabeth Peyton was born in Danbury, Connecticut and attended the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her work is regularly exhibited at galleries around the world, and is in the collections of some of the world's finest museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.
Matthew Higgs is Director of White Columns in New York and a regular contributor to Frieze and Artforum. Steve Lafreniere is a regular contributor to Index and Artforum.
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Descrizione libro Rizzoli, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110847827526
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