Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Lempicka (Basic Art Series) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 6.99  
Retail Value $ 9.99  
You Save $ 3.00  (30%)  
Item Number 220395  
Buy New $6.99
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Lempicka (Basic Art Series) by Gilles Neret...

Lempicka (Basic Art Series) by Gilles Neret

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   80
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2001
Publisher   Taschen
ISBN  3822858579  
ISBN13  9783822858578  

Availability  0 units.

More About Gilles Neret

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Gilles Neret (1933-2005) was an art historian, journalist, writer, and museum correspondent. He organized several art retrospectives in Japan and founded the SEIBU museum and the Wildenstein Gallery in Tokyo. He edited art reviews such as L'OEil and Connaissance des Arts and received the Elie Faure Prize in 1981 for his publications.

Gilles Neret was born in 1933 and died in 2005.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > European
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Schools, Periods & Styles > Modern
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General
5Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Arts & Literature > Artists, Architects & Photographers

Reviews - What do customers think about Lempicka (Basic Art Series)?

Fantastic Introductory Book (Amazing Value too!)  Mar 1, 2005
This was the first book I bought about Tamara and I've subsequently bought (and read) the rest of the books in publication about her. I found this book comprehensive enough and an unbelievable value to boot (as all Taschen books are!) as to be a great starting point in learning about this mesmerizing artist. This book is filled to the brim with a plethora of color plates of Tamara's paintings, ranging from her most famous pieces, to her studies & sketches, to her late-life paintings. Though some of the pictures seem to have a canvas' sheen to them I think it just adds an antique quality to them, like the scratchiness of a needle on an old record album enriches the ambience of its sound. The last pages of the book contain a 2-page chronology including photographs of Tamara at many stages in her life. Throughout the book there are various photographs of her, in which she's painting, her various studios, and many of her not-so-humble glamour shots. There is just enough written about her in this book to whet your appetite for future reads about Tamara. There are not too many other books in circulation about her, but if you develop into a super-fan the cream of the crop is "Tamara de Lempicka : A Life of Deco and Decadence" by Laura Claridge.
De Lempicka (Basic Art)  Jan 14, 2005
I have long been a fan of Taschen art books, and that's why I was so surprised by how terrible this book is! The quality of the reproductions is fairly bad (many of the colors are dulled), but what's worse is that the author basically used one source (Passion by Design) for his autobiography of Tamara de Lempicka. Instead of doing his own biographical research, he basically copied whole paragraphs from Passion by Design, shuffled a few words around, and presented it as his own information. Frankly, I'm surprised no one has hauled him into court for plagarism. So if you're looking for a good book about Tamara de Lempicka, don't look here! You should, however, check out Passion by Design by Kizette de Lempicka-Foxhall (the artist's daughter). It has excellent color reproductions of the artist's work, as well as one of the most fascinating, well-written, and comprehensive artist biographies I have ever read.

Write your own review about Lempicka (Basic Art Series)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Lempicka (Basic Art Series)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy