Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude

Accompanies an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, London,
23 October 2014 – 18 January 2015

Accompanying the first ever museum show in this country devoted entirely to the artist, this publication will explore in detail one of Schiele’s most vital and original subjects – his extraordinary drawings and watercolours of male and female nudes. It will bring together an outstanding group of the artist’s works to chart his ground-breaking approach during his short but urgent career. Schiele’s technical virtuosity, highly original vision and unflinching depictions of the naked figure distinguish these works as being among his most significant contributions to the development of modern art. This sharply focused catalogue will be provide an opportunity to examine more than thirty of these radical works, assembled from international public and private collections for the exhibition.

Authors:Barnaby Wright, Peter Vergo and Gemma Blackshaw
Paperback, 260 x 216 mm 160 pages, 70 colour illus.
PRICE: £25.00
ISBN: 978 1 907372 69 8

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