biography

Savage Beauty: Frida Kahlo

A new biographical account takes the artist out of the gift shop and re-establishes her in the gallery, reminding the reader that Kahlo was a force of nature....

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Underdogs Will Rise, Biography as Music

A Review of James Kennedy "Noise Damage: My Life As a Rock’N’ Roll Underdog" (Lightning Books, 2020)...

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Yayoi Kusama: The Graphic Novel

A sumptuous exploration of the artist's life, from humble roots in post-Hiroshima Japan, through 1960s pop art, to her status now as queen of Japan’s modern art scene...

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When Gonzo Met Farce

Conception unknown, The Buried Spitfires of Burma: A ‘Fake’ History is a tortured love child of Thompson’s Rum Diary and Poe’s "Gold Bug". ...

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The Painting That Changed the History of Modern Art

Exhibition On Screen returns with ​Young Picasso, an extraordinary detective story that looks in detail at the elements that drove one small boy from southern Spain to such heights. ...

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Andy: A Factual Fairytale – The Life and Times of Andy Warhol

As part of SelfMadeHero's Arts Masters series, Andy: A Factual Fairytale doesn’t shy away from the gritty details of the life of the artist....

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