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Artists in Residence - Seventeen Artists and Their Living Spaces from Giverny to Casa Azul - cover

Artists in Residence - Seventeen Artists and Their Living Spaces from Giverny to Casa Azul

Melissa Wyse

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

Artists in Residence explores the homes of 17 legendary and contemporary artists.Readers can peek inside Georgia O'Keeffe's adobe courtyards, stroll through Henri Matisse's vibrant aviary, and peruse Jean-Michel Basquiat's collection of over 1,000 videotapes.A house or an apartment is not simply a place to eat and sleep for these artists; they transform quotidian spaces into dynamic reflections of their individual artistic preoccupations.• Offers a fascinating and inspiring blend of art history, interior design, and travel• Invites readers to peer behind the closed doors of top artists from around the world• Richly illustrated throughoutThrough vivid text and image, Artists in Residence explores how each artist's living space relates to their individual and distinct artist practice.Readers gain a deeper appreciation of their favorite artists' work, and perhaps discover a new favorite visual along the way.• This petite jacketed hardcover book makes a wonderful gift for artists and art fans everywhere.

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