Art of Rivalry, The: Modern Art

Art of Rivalry, The: Modern Art

Sebastian Smee
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Author:  Sebastian Smee
Condition:  New
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  390
Publisher:  Random House
Year:  2016
ISBN:  9780812994803

"Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists-- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end and a new beginning, a break that led onto new creative innovations"--