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Author Smee, Sebastian, author.

Title The art of rivalry : four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art / Sebastian Smee.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  700.922 SME    AVAILABLE
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Description xxiii, 390 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Freud and Bacon -- Manet and Degas -- Matisse and Picasso -- Pollock and De Kooning.
Summary "Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end and a new beginning, a break that led onto new creative innovations"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 -- Friends and associates.
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 -- Friends and associates.
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883 -- Friends and associates.
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 -- Friends and associates.
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956 -- Friends and associates.
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 -- Friends and associates.
Freud, Lucian -- Friends and associates.
Bacon, Francis, 1909-1992 -- Friends and associates.
Artists -- Psychology.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
ISBN 9780812994803 (hardback)
0812994809 (hardback)
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