• Art
  • Published 2006

Glory in a Line: A Life of Foujita--The Artist Caught Between East & West

@inproceedings{Birnbaum2006GloryIA,
  title={Glory in a Line: A Life of Foujita--The Artist Caught Between East & West},
  author={Phyllis Birnbaum},
  year={2006}
}
When we think of expatriates in Paris during the early decades of the twentieth century, certain names come to mind: Hemingway, Picasso, Modigliani-and Foujita, the Japanese artist whose distinctive works, bringing elements of Japanese art to Western oil painting, made him a major cultural figure in 1920s Montparnasse. Foujita was the only Japanese artist to be considered part of the "School of Paris," which also counted among its members such prominent artists as Picasso and Modigliani. Note… CONTINUE READING

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