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Lord, James

Overview
Works: 191 works in 447 publications in 12 languages and 7,634 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  History  Portraits  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Other, Performer
Classifications: NB553.G4, B
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Giacometti, a biography by James Lord( Book )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of artist Alberto Giacometti from his Swiss family home to prominence in the modern art world
A Giacometti portrait by James Lord( Book )
58 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructie van 18 gesprekken die de auteur voerde tijdens even zovele poseerdagen met de beeldend kunstenaar (1901-1966)
Alberto Giacometti drawings by Alberto Giacometti( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six exceptional women : further memoirs by James Lord( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the acute eye and the passion for truth that made his Picasso and Dora both "wickedly perceptive and daring" and "a real work of literature" (The New York Times Book Review), James Lord presents here six extraordinary portraits of women whose character and personal courage left an indelible mark on him. The devotion of Alice B. Toklas to the life she shared with Gertrude Stein; the heroic endurance of the great French actress Arletty, never allowed to forget her wartime sin of loving a German officer; the willful independence that made Marie-Laure de Noailles both a social iconoclast and an amazing collector, of art and individuals; the constancy and resilience of Errieta Perdikidi in the crucible of civil-war-torn Greece; and the untiring faith of his own mother, Louise Bennett Lord, in her wayward son's creative potential - each of these exceptional individuals is brought to memorable life with Lord's unique gift for the intimate portrait
Mythic Giacometti by James Lord( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) is likely to be remembered as the most eminent sculptor of the twentieth century. During his lifetime, his spiritual tenacity and intellectual perception were legendary. After his death, it became apparent - as James Lord persuasively demonstrated in Giacometti: A Biography - that Giacometti's most heroic triumphs lay in the modest and arduous achievements of meta-physical insight." "Giacometti has come to be considered a classic study of the creative life. It delves deeply into the matrix of genius but at the same time deliberately veils the mythological origins of Geacometti's achievement. Lord reveals the secret source of Giacometti's destiny - family legend, childhood memories, illnesses and injuries, crucial sexual encounters, intimations of morality - all of which mark him, in Lord's view, as a direct descendent of mythological heroes: Prometheus, Daedalus, Hercules, Ulysses, Oedipus."--BOOK JACKET
Some remarkable men : further memoirs by James Lord( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Lord has created another series of spirited, witty, profoundly moving portraits. He begins with Harold Acton, the writer and aesthete whose greatest achievement was his own personality and whose later years were swallowed up in the maintenance of his parents' grand villa outside Florence. Lord takes us next into the private world of the brilliant and flamboyant writer, artist, and social animal Jean Cocteau, whom he met on the coast of southern France. Then we find the willfully enigmatic painter Balthus living out a myth of aristocracy in a dilapidated French chateau while at the same time creating memorable art. "46, rue Hippolyte and After" tells of the heroic integrity and genius of Alberto Giacometti and his younger brother, Diego, and the author's own struggles to write a truthful life of the great sculptor. Haunting, mesmerizing, and endlessly entertaining, this book reverberates with Lord's unique gift for the intimate portrait.--From publisher description
A gift for admiration : further memoirs by James Lord( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No traveler returns, a novel by James Lord( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giacometti : sculptures, prints & drawings from the Maeght Foundation by Alberto Giacometti( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edith Wharton the sense of harmony ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Various works by Wharton are discussed. Archival photos, period footage, Wharton's correspondence, and readings from her oeuvre are used to show a portrait of a complex individual whose portrayal of society still resonates today
Alberto Giacometti : der Mensch und sein Lebenswerk by James Lord( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in German and Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alberto Giacometti by Alberto Giacometti( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso and Dora : a personal memoir by James Lord( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso and Dora tells the story of Lord's intense but ambivalent relationship with the great artist. More important, however, it relates with detailed candor his long, intimate, complex relationship with Dora Maar, the mistress from whom Picasso was just parting when the young soldier met them. A legendary and reclusive figure, a gifted photographer and painter, still living today in the apartment and country house where Picasso installed her more than half a century ago, Dora Maar is at once the most important and least known of Picasso's loves. Lord's memoir brings her to life with the bold and incisive aptitude for psychological truth which has always characterized his work. The cast of secondary characters in this vivid evocation of the postwar Parisian art world includes Balthus, Jacques Lacan, Andre Masson, Giacometti, and numerous others. Picasso and Dora represents a new - and permanent - contribution to the history of art in our time
Giacometti : sculptures, prints & drawings from the Maeght Fondation by Alberto Giacometti( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alberto Giacometti & Balthus : drawings : [exhibition] December 1966, Albert Loeb & Krugier Gallery, New York by Alberto Giacometti( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Szafran : recent works, April 23-May 18, 1987 by Sam Szafran( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lindner : regard vers l'invisible by James Lord( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in French and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zoran Music : works 1970-1992 by Zoran Antonio Music( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alberto Giacometti by Yves Bonnefoy( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York ; The Luberon by Raymond Mason( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
James Lord
ロード, ジェイムズ
ロード, ジェームズ
Languages
English (127)
German (31)
French (16)
Italian (11)
Spanish (8)
Japanese (5)
Swedish (3)
Portuguese (2)
Danish (2)
Greek, Modern (1)
Dutch (1)
Turkish (1)
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