By (author) Susan Vreeland
Format: Paperback / softback
Life Studies by Susan Vreeland
Book DescriptionWith her richly textured novels Susan Vreeland has offered pioneering portraits of the artist s life. Now, in a collection of profound wisdom and beauty, she explores the transcendent power of art through the eyes of ordinary people. Life Studies begins with historic tales that, rather than focusing directly on the great Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masters themselves, render those on the periphery their lovers, servants, and children as their personal experiences play out against those of Manet, Monet, van Gogh, and others. Vreeland then gives us contemporary stories in which her characters a teacher, a construction worker, and an orphan for example encounter art in meaningful, often surprising ways. A fascinating exploration of the lasting strength of art in everyday life, Life Studies is a dazzling addition to Vreeland s outstanding body of work."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143036104
Paperback / softback
(185mm x 114mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Susan Vreeland
Lista de Lisette, Paperback / softback (August 2015)
From Susan Vreeland, bestselling author of such acclaimed novels asGirl in Hyacinth Blue, Luncheon of the Boating Party,andClara and Mr. Tiffany,comes a richly imagined story of a womans awakening in the south of Vichy Franceto the power of art, to the beauty of provincial life, and to love in the midst of war.
Lisette's List, Paperback (June 2015)
"A young Parisian woman is exiled to Provence to take care of her husband's ailing grandfather during the Vichy regime, but discovers that despite the horrors of war, the paintings of Cezanne, Pisarro, Chagall, and Picasso bring to life the landscape around her and allow her once again to experience love"--
Clara and Mr. Tiffany, Paperback (April 2012)
The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Girl in Hyacinth Blue" creates a dynamic portrait of Clara Driscoll: lead designer for Louis Comfort Tiffany (famous for Tiffany lamps) and a woman conflicted between her desires for artistic recognition and romantic love.
Luncheon of the Boating Party, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Susan Vreeland
A bestselling author returns with a vivid exploration of one of the most beloved paintings in history: Renoirs "Luncheon of the Boating Party."
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