Modigliani and the Artists of Montparnasse
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Famous for his elongated forms, graceful portraits, and lush nudes, Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is among the most loved of the extraordinary group of international artists who lived in Montparnasse in the early 20th century. Accompanying the first major Modigliani exhibition in the U.S. in over 40 years, the book moves beyond the romantic myths that have sprung up around...more
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Published October 8th 2002 by Harry N. Abrams
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