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Description - Gluck by Amy De la Haye

Hannah Gluckstein (who called herself Gluck; 1895-1976) was a distinctive, original voice in the early evolution of modern art in Britain. This handsome book presents a major reassessment of Gluck's life and work, examining, among other things, the artist's numerous personal relationships and contemporary notions of gender and social history. Gluck's paintings comprise a full range of artistic genres-still life, landscape, portraiture-as well as images of popular entertainers. Financially independent and somewhat freed from social convention, Gluck highlighted her sexual identity, cutting her hair short and dressing as a man, and the artist is known for a powerful series of self-portraits that played with conventions of masculinity and femininity. Richly illustrated, this volume is a timely and significant contribution to gender studies and to the understanding of a complex and important modern painter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300230482
ISBN-10: 0300230486
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Amy De la Haye

Amy de la Haye is professor of dress history and curatorship at London College of Fashion and joint director of the University of the Arts Centre for Fashion Curation. Martin Pel is curator of fashion and textiles at the Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove.

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