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Paula Modersohn-Becker : Self-portrait / Diane Radycki.

Author/Creator:
Radycki, J. Diane, author.
Publication:
New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series:
1 on one
One on one
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Other Title:
Self-portrait
Subjects:
Modersohn-Becker, Paula, 1876-1907. Self-portrait with two flowers in her raised left hand.
Modersohn-Becker, Paula, 1876-1907 -- Criticism and interpreation.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.).
Summary:
Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) painted her last self-portrait in 1907, while she was in her third trimester. In the painting she gazes straight at the viewer, holding up two flowers--symbols representing the creativity and procreativity of women artists--and resting a protective hand atop her swelling belly. Modersohn-Becker would die three weeks after giving birth, at age 31, still to be recognized as the first woman artist to challenge centuries of representations of the female body. An essay by art historian Diane Radycki surveys Modersohn-Becker's career and her posthumous recognition.
Notes:
"Each volume in the One on One series is a sustained meditaion on a single work from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art."--Front cover, inside flap.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 42-46)
Contributor:
Modersohn-Becker, Paula, 1876-1907.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.), publisher.
ISBN:
9781633450745
1633450740
OCLC:
1060590596