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Helene Schjerfbeck De juillet ao t , la Royal Academy of Art Londres d die une exposition H l ne Schjerfbeck, artiste m connue en dehors de la Finlande et iconique dans son pays, malgr ses relations avec l cole de Pont Aven ou encore les artistes de St Ives en Angleterre Ce catalogue se pr sente comme une monographie r trospective de l oeuvre de cette artiste de la fin du XIXe si cle, de ses premiers paysages naturalistes ses autoportraits plus po tiques et pur sA new study examining the life and work of Helene Schjerfbeck, the Finnish painter who influenced Bacon, Freud and Auerbach Published to accompany a major retrospective at the Royal Academy, running fromJuly toOctober the first time her works have been seen in London sinceThough little known outside her native country, Helene Schjerfbeck is one of Finland s best loved artists Her career, which stretched from the late s to the end of the Second World War, encompassed both Impressionism and Modernism This book records an exhibition that marks the first time her works have been seen in the UK since she exhibited in London herself inIt presents the full range of her exceptional paintings and drawings, withworks in all genres, including portrait, landscape and still life Schjerfbeck s technique, her social and cultural context and her legacy are all examined in depth by the authors Her influence on such artists as Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach is considered, while a series of self portraits reveals the artist from youth to old age The book also explores the role of the masquerade in Schjerfbeck s work, and the impact of old master paintings on her practice

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