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Anna-Eva Bergman -
Reference monograph.
The Fondation Hans Hartung & Anna-Eva Bergman commissioned five authors to undertake a new analysis of Bergman's work from five different angles. The result is a lavishly illustrated book that documents an oeuvre which is unique in the history of modern art.
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.
Edited by Christine Lamothe.
Texts by Christine Lamothe, Bertrand Tillier, Franz-W. Kaiser, Frank Claustrat, Fabienne Dumont, Marie-Noël Rio.

Translated from the French by Deke Dusinberre.

Published with Fondation Hartung-Bergman.
published in March 2011
English edition
20 x 26,2 cm (hardcover)
384 pages (389 color ill.)
ISBN : 978-2-84066-430-7
EAN : 9782840664307
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