• Portraits of Women by Tamara de Lempicka

    3 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980) is known for her 1930-vintage paintings of people done in a slightly simplified, smoothed manner while featuring crisply defined costumes and geometrical backgrounds. Retrospectively, her style can be considered High Art Deco in the context of a field that does not easily lend itself to Art Deco, which is fundamentally architectural-decorative.
    Her lengthy Wikipedia entry can be linked here .
    Lempicka did paint portraits of men, but mostly painted women. Many of these women are anonymous or else identified by their first name. Other works are commissioned...
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