Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

¿Quién teme a Tamara de Lempicka?

Erika Bornay


Approaching the figure of Tamara de Lempicka means rescuing from oblivion one of the most important art déco artists, the only significant portrait artist in this style. A woman who made the most of her attractiveness and physical charms to achieve her own advancement, and excessively concerned with her social success, avant-garde movements showed no interest in her, and vice versa. This and other factors contributed to her undeserved confinement to a comer of the history of art, but she should undoubtedly retum centre stage, without being feared by anybody.

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