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LE PORTRAIT DANS L'ART CONTEMPORAIN, 1945-1992 (The Portrait in Contemporary Art, 1945-1992). Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, 1992. 282 pp. with 148 ills. (105 col.). 27 x 24 cm. ISBN 2901412521 In French.
An international survey of the diverse forms of portraiture explored by postwar artists, this catalogue features full-page color reproductions and individual commentaries documenting more than 100 works dating mainly from the past two decades, including paintings and drawings by such figures as Baj, Katz, Clemente, Warhol, Bacon, Close, Haring and Richter; sculptures by Picasso, Cesar, Tinguely, Koons and Hanson; photographs by Coplans, Sherman and Wegman; and mixed-media compositions and installations by Arman, Broodthaers, Horn, Messager and Paik. Includes five introductory essays tracing the history of the portrait since the Renaissance and evaluating psychological and philosophical aspects of the genre.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,15,19,20
Worldwide Number: 023825
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