The erotic soft cubism of Tamara de Lempicka Tamara de Lempicka's larger-than-life, bold Art Deco masterpieces showed in Milan.The exhibition, which opened in the Palazzo Reale on October 5, featured 70 works by the unconventional Polish artist, who both shocked and captivated European high society between the wars. In addition to charting the development of the artist's career, the show partially recreated the first ever exhibit devoted solely to de Lempicka's work, which was also held in Milan in 1925. Among the pieces to feature in both events include Portrait du Prince Eristoff (1925), Portrait de la Duchesse de la Salle (1925) and Les deux fillettes aux rubans (1925). The Milan exhibit opened in the Palazzo Reale, Milan, on October 5th and ran until January 14, 2007.
Marilyn Goldberg, President of MMI, New York was the guest visitor for the opening on behalf of the artist’s granddaughter Victoria de Lempicka. The exhibition marked the return of Tamara 80 years after her very first solo exhibition in the same location and draw a crowd of 160,039 visitors (Exhibition attendance figure, by The Art Newspaper, March 2008)
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