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Muses : Women Who Inspire (Hardcover) (Farid Abdelouahab)

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The stories of thirty-three women who enthralled society’s artistic geniuses and thus inspired the creation of some of the greatest works of the past two centuries. American Lee Miller was a successful model before traveling to Paris to become the apprentice, lover, and muse of Man Ray; Nancy Cunard, British writer, heiress, and political activist, was a lover to numerous members of the twentieth century’s art and literary circles, including Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot; Parisian-born artist and poet Dora Maar had a profound influence on her infamous lover, Pablo Picasso. While the lives of these women were very different in most aspects, they shared the ability to awaken fervor in and to influence the work of their Pygmalion painters, writers, or photographers. The vision of the artist and his muse remains an integral part of our notion of artistic creation, and the collaboration of these interwoven destinies continues to fascinate historians, art appreciators, feminists, and general readers alike.
Number of Pages: 231
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Art
Sub-Genre: Women's Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Farid Abdelouahab
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 50125652
UPC: 9782080202437
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-3017
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