[KINDLE] ❆ The Rare and the Beautiful The Art Loves and Lives of the Garman Sisters By Cressida Connolly – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The garman sisters who were born in England's Midlands and whose scandalous lives placed them at the center of European cultural activity in the middle of the twentieth century were famous for their p The garman sisters and the PDF Ê who were born in England's Midlands and whose scandalous lives placed them at the The Rare PDF/EPUB or center of European cultural activity in the middle of the twentieth century were famous for their passion for Rare and the PDF/EPUB À the arts defiance of convention and the power to turn heads and break hearts Their exuisite taste colorful Rare and the Beautiful The PDF or personalities and unleashed pursuit of romance earned them a uniue place in London's legendary bohemia inspiring a generation of artists and writersKathleen an enigmatic artist's model and aspiring pianist was the lover of the controversial American born sculptor Jacob Epstein who immortalized her in seven sensual portraits fathered her three children and became at the end of his life her husband Kathleen's sister Mary married the maverick poet Roy Campbell whose verse attack on the Bloomsbury group following Mary's affair with Rare and the Beautiful The PDF or Vita Sackville West caused a literary scandal Mary and Roy enad by Mediterranean culture and lifestyle lived in Spain Portugal and the south of France during the continent's turbulent decades where inspiration and destruction came to them in eual measure Lorna the youngest and most radiant of the sisters became the lover of the young poet Laurie Lee and the painter Lucian Freud each of whom later married one of her niecesThe Garman sisters became involved in the radical literary and political circles of Europe between the two world wars Their lifestyle was outside the prevailing s bisexuality unfaithfulness and illegitimate children were a matter of course Headstrong and flamboyant they sidelined their own talent for writing painting and music their friendships material comforts even their own children in the cause of art and beautyIn fourteen short chapters The Rare and the Beautiful inspired by the exuisite Garman Ryan art collection beueathed by Kathleen Garman and including works by Bonnard Constable Picasso Degas Pissarro Braue Modigliani and van Gogh evokes the extraordinary milieu of scandal high drama and high culture that defined twentieth century bohemia An unorthodox biography of women who broke the rules with inimitable style it is also a thoughtful meditation on the power of the muse the glamour of art and the personal sacrifice it exacts.
- 320 pages
- The Rare and the Beautiful The Art Loves and Lives of the Garman Sisters
- Cressida Connolly
- 20 June 2016 Cressida Connolly