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Max Beckmann and the Self (Pegasus Library) [Paperback]

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As original as he was prolific, German artist Max Beckmann produced nearly a thousand works in a career that spanned two world wars. This beautifully produced volume uses Beckmann's own words as an introduction to the artist's creative expression and his unwavering search for the self.

Beckmann struggled throughout his life to define his identity through his paintings. He started out as an ambitious and self-confident young artist, went through a horrific stint as a medical orderly in World War I, and then became an exile in Holland and the United States. Through her careful analyses of more than fifty works, Sister Wendy illuminates Beckmann's use of symbolism as well as the strong thematic strains of his paintings and triptychs. The artist's bold use of color and line are in brilliant evidence in numerous full-color reproductions, and an extensive biography as well as several photographs offer additional insight into this strong creative presence who never failed to challenge himself or his audience with his art.

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Pages   119
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.2" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.5"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Prestel Publishing
ISBN  3791328778  
ISBN13  9783791328775  

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More About Wendy Beckett

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sister Wendy Beckett is an English hermit. An art expert, in the 1990s she presented a series of BBC documentaries in which she reflected on the meaning of various works of art from throughout history.
Beckett entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1946 and graduated from Oxford University in 1953, but in 1970, she obtained papal permission to leave her congregation and become a consecrated virgin. Her former congregation arranged for her to live under the protection of the Carmelite nuns at their monastery at Quidenham, Norfolk, in the east of England. There she leads a contemplative lifestyle, dedicating her life solely to solitude and prayer, but allotting two hours of work per day to earn her living.

Wendy Beckett currently resides in Norfolk. Wendy Beckett was born in 1930.

Wendy Beckett has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Cistercian Fathers

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