Artist Biographies
Ideally the list should only include non-fictional biographies of visual and plastic artists.

Unfortunately for some reason I am unable to edit the list myself so I will leave it to people's good will and common sense.
1 Matisse the Master: The Con...
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2 Renoir, My Father
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3 The Lives of the Artists
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4 A Life of Picasso, Vol. 1: ...
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5 A Life of Picasso: The Triu...
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6 Warhol: The Biography : 75t...
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7 A Life of Picasso, Vol. 2: ...
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8 Jean Michel Basquiat: A Bio...
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9 Cezanne: A Life
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10 Leonardo Da Vinci
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10 Portrait of an Artist: A Bi...
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12 Twilight of the Belle Epoqu...
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13 Duchamp
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14 Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter
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15 The Autobiography Of Benven...
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16 Frida: A Biography of Frida...
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17 Mémoires d'une portraitiste...
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17 Mapplethorpe: A Biography
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17 Gods for Future Religions
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17 Alice Neel: The Art of Not ...
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17 Water, Sky & Time
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17 Fire in the Belly: The Life...
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17 Michelangelo: A Life in Six...
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24 Off the Wall: A Portrait of...
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24 David Hockney: The Biograph...
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24 The Unknown Matisse, 1869-1908
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24 The Tale of Beatrix Potter:...
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24 Francis Bacon
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24 The Judgment of Paris: The ...
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30 The Private Journals of Edv...
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30 Turner in His Time, Revised...
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30 Brunelleschi's Dome: How a ...
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33 Utopia Parkway: The Life an...
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33 Painted Love: Prostitution ...
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33 Edvard Munch: Behind The Sc...
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36 God's Architect: Pugin and ...
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37 De Kooning: An American Master
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37 Constable In Love: Love, La...
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39 Van Gogh: The Life
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40 Giacometti: A Biography
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40 Goya
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42 Puvis de Chavannes: Masterp...
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43 Carlo Dolci: Masterpieces i...
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44 Me Llamaban El Coronelazo (...
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44 Van Eyck: Masterpieces in C...
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46 Watteau
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47 Rubens
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48 Hockney By Hockney
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48 Whistler
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50 Guston in Time: Remembering...
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50 Gainsbourg
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52 Philip Guston
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52 John Bauer
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54 Degas: An Intimate Portrait
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54 Wordsworth's Gardens
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56 Chagall: A Biography
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57 Reflections and Shadows
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57 Caravaggio's Secrets
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59 Seeing Is Forgetting the Na...
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59 The Matisse Stories
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61 Francis Bacon
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61 Frida
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63 Modigliani: A Life
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63 The Life and Works of Leona...
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65 A Brush with Life
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads How does Sex and Crime: Oliver's Strange Journey fill the theme? It does not sound (from the fulsome blurb) to have anything to do with artists.


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