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Paris in the 1920s with Kiki de Montparnasse

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From humble origins, Kiki de Montparnasse became the muse of Man Ray, Kisling, Foujita, Calder, and other important artists living in Paris in the Roaring Twenties. Many revolutionary writers, artists,...

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Writer Xavier Girard is an art historian and critic, essayist, and professor of art history. A Chevalier of Arts and Letters, he has also directed and curated numerous artistic events. His previously published books with Assouline include The Mediterranean: From Homer to Picasso (2001); French Riviera (2002); and Bauhaus (2003). He also published L’Oursin and Trois hommes dans un jardin with André Dimanche. Since 2008 he has also dedicated himself to sculpture and photography.

The Legends Collection

Paris in the 1920s with Kiki de Montparnasse

$195

We hang out with a crowd called Dadaists and some called Surrealists— for my part, I don’t see much difference between them!

— Kiki de Montparnasse

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Page count

300 pages

Number of illustrations

175

Language

English

Released on

January 2013

Dimensions

W 11 x L 14 x D 2 in

Cover materials

Hardcover in a luxury slipcase

ISBN

9781614280576

Weight

9.0 lb

Xavier Girard

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