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Edited by Christine Lamothe.
Texts by Christine Lamothe, Bertrand Tillier, Franz-W. Kaiser, Frank Claustrat, Fabienne Dumont, Marie-NoŽl Rio.

Published with Fondation Hartung-Bergman.
published in March 2011
French edition
20 x 26,2 cm (hardcover)
384 pages (389 color ill.)
€35.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-414-7
EAN: 9782840664147
in stock
 
Reference monograph.
Also available in English edition.
The Norwegian-born French painter Anna-Eva Bergman (1909–1987) was a multifarious artist. Prior to the 1950s she drew illustrations and caricatures for the press, kept notebooks on her ideas about art, published articles, and wrote an autobiography, a novel, and a cookery book.
At the same time she explored the realm of painting, embarking down the path of abstraction in the late 1940s and ultimately forging a unique style based on the use of gold and silver foil as pictorial elements to convey archetypal forms based on nature and Nordic mythology.