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Creator:
Kitaj, R. B.
Title(s):

R.B. Kitaj : confessions of an old Jewish painter : autobiography / R.B. Kitaj ; preface by David Hockney ; edited and with an epilogue by Eckhart J. Gillen.

Additional Title(s):

Confessions of an old Jewish painter

Edition:
Original first edition.
Published/Created:
Munich : Schirmer/Mosel Publishing, [2017]
New York : Prestel Publishing
©2017
Physical Description:
398 pages : 212 illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.K55 A12 2017 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
212 illustrations, including 33 photographs by Lee Friedlander.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-395).
After many years of rumours, R.B. Kitaj's Confessions of an Old Jewish Painter is finally available in its first publication ever. A jewel among artist's autobiographies, it relates his passionate life as a seafarer and book trader, his splendid rise and bitter fall in the British art scene, and his faible for harlots.
Subject Terms:
20.30 history of art: general.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Artists.
Jewish artists -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish artists.
Jewish painters -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish painters.
Kitaj, R. B.
Kitaj, R. B.
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
Painters.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Contributors:
Hockney, David, writer of preface.
Gillen, Eckhart, 1947-
Friedlander, Lee.
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