|Rating||:||4.63 (679 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||96 Pages|
Not Quite as Fine as many of the inexpensive Taschen series, in terms of the quality of the reproductions. The colors seem 'heavier' than my memories of the originals, but perhaps it's all a question of scale. Cézanne is among my long-time favorite painters, and I've spent happy hours looking at his works in museums from Paris to Berlin to Tokyo to Philadelphia. I once drove from Philly to Columbus Ohio just to see one painting by Cézanne.Bu. "No prospects!" according to H. Schneider. Former banking apprentice and law student Paul Cézanne was said to have the genius of a painter, but no prospects of really becoming one, as he was always easily discouraged by small difficulties. Thus spoke his pal Emile Zola, a classmate from Aix. Yeah, right, wisecrack! Most of us know what Cézanne became. Those who don't will not read this anyway, so no need to explain.The Taschen series on artists combines biographic te. A marvelous art series for the amateur. Sandra M. Schneiders This entire series is excellent. A brief but very knowledgeable and in-depth treatment of the artists in question and the reproductions of the art are simply superb.
Ulrike Becks-Malorny studied free painting in Geneva and art history in Bochum, Germany. . Since gaining her doctorate in 1990, she has worked as an exhibition organizer and freelance author. She lives in Bonn, Germany
This book discusses this extraordinary artist’s major works and his theories of painting and color. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series features:a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importancea concise biographyapproximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions. Divine apples and pears: Cézanne’s quest for “a harmony parallel to Nature” He was the founding father of modern art, the grand master who pointed painting forward on its way from Impressionism to the 20th century
Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: German