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Cowling, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 45 works in 182 publications in 4 languages and 6,209 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Compiler
Classifications: N6853.P5, 759.6
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Cowling
Matisse Picasso by Anne Baldassari ( Book )
26 editions published in 2002 in English and French and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annotation. Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso have long been seen as the twin giants of modern art, as polar opposites but also as complementary figures. Between them they are the originators of many of the most significant innovations of 20th-century painting and sculpture, but their relationship has rarely been explored in all of its closeness and complexity. In spite of their initial rivalry, the two masters eventually acknowledged one another as equals, becoming, in their old age, increasingly important to one another both artistically and personally. From the time of their initial encounters in 1906 in Gertrude and Leo Stein's Paris studio until 1917, they individually produced some of the greatest art of the 20th century and maintained an openly competitive relationship brimming with intense innovation. Matisse Picasso presents the artists' oeuvres in groupings that reveal the affinities but also the extreme contrasts of their artistic visions. Published to accompany the landmark exhibition (a joint effort of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Tate Modern, London; the Reunion des musees nationaux/Musee Picasso, and the Musee national d'art moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris), Matisse Picasso is the first major examination of the fascinating relationships between their art, their careers, and their lives. Thirty-four essays, each by a member of the exhibition's curatorial team, focus on a particular moment in the artists' evolving relationship. These texts are accompanied by an introductory history, commentary on the public perception of important artistic relationships, and an extensive chronology
On classic ground : Picasso, Léger, de Chirico, and the new classicism, 1910-1930 by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso : challenging the past by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book showcases the technical dexterity, independence and vitality of Pablo Picasso's creative processes, for here we witness the daring transformation of the art of the past into, in Picasso's own words, 'something else entirely'."--Jacket
Picasso : style and meaning by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En beskrivelse af Picasso's karriere indtil den tyske besættelse af Paris 1940
Picasso looks at Degas by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume presents documented instances of Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso's (1881-1973) direct responses to French painter and sculptor Edgar Degas's (1834-1917) works, as well as more conceptual and challenging affinities between their individual bodies of work. Illustrated essays explore the artists' parallel interests in modern urban life, ballet dancers, activities such as bathing and combing the hair, photography, and the challenges of sculpture. The book also provides the first extended analysis of Picasso's engagement with Degas's art in his final years, when he acquired several of the French artist's brothel monotypes and reworked some of them in his own prints
Picasso : sculptor/painter by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
16 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visiting Picasso : the notebooks and letters of Roland Penrose by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Published here for the first time, these lively writings bring to life with a rare vividness the work, ideas, and milieu of Roland Penrose's friendand the subject of his much-acclaimed 1958 biographyPablo Picasso. What makes the notebooks and correspondence so important is also what makes them so exhilarating and fresh. They are not reconstructions after the event, filtered through memory or rephrased with an eye to literary style. The immediacy of the jottings gives the reader the uncanny sensation of actually being present during Penrose's frequent encounters with Picasso and his circleat home with the artist, at bullfights, at the beach, in the studio. The book is filled with anecdotes, incidents, sharp details, and actual conversations that are unconstrained by deference, objectivity, or the need for discretion. Confidential, off-the-record remarks made by the artist's family, associates, and former lovers are all here, as are Penrose's own candid observations of Picasso's behavior. Fascinating descriptions of Picasso at work afford rare insights into the making of his masterpieces, including Guernica and other great works up to the time of his death."--Publisher's website
Interpreting Matisse Picasso by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surrealism and after : the Gabrielle Keiller collection by Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Rodin to Giacometti : sculpture and literature in France, 1880-1950 ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of essays originally presented as papers at a conference at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, in September of 1996
Picasso : the Mediterranean years 1945-1962 by England) Gagosian Gallery (London ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking at Matisse and Picasso by Maria del Carmen González ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magic mirror : Dada and surrealism from a private collection by Elizabeth Cowling ( Book )
11 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso's Marie-Thérèse by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pablo Picasso und Jacqueline : vorletzte Gedanken by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso und die alten Meister [anlässlich der Ausstellung Picasso: Challenging the Past, National Gallery, London: 25. Februar 2009 - 7. Juni 2009] by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dada and surrealism reviewed by Dawn Ades ( Book )
9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso's late sculpture Woman : the collection in context by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On classic ground : Picasso, Léger, DeChirico and the new classicism, 1910-1930 : [... exhibition at the Tate Gallery: 6 June - 2 September 1990] ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cowling, E. G.
Cowling, E. G. (Elizabeth G.)
Cowling, Elisabeth
Languages
English (131)
French (10)
German (8)
Spanish (1)
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