Rifts in the Visible/Felures dans le visible by Inge IsraelRifts in the Visible/Felures dans le visible by Inge Israel

Rifts in the Visible/Felures dans le visible

byInge Israel

Paperback | February 16, 1997

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In this collection of poems written in English and French parallel versions, Inge Israel evokes the life and work of Russian-born painter Chaim Soutine. Living and starving alongside his artist friends Modigliani, Chagall, Lipschitz and others on the Left Bank in the 1920s, Soutine was acclaimed by them as the expressionist par excellence.These poems penetrate his haunting yet strangely life-affirming work, reflecting the wildness, ecstasy and despair of the human condition. Included are eight colour reproductions of Soutine's paintings.
Inge Israel was born in Germany, grew up in France and Ireland and lived in Denmark for some years before settling in Canada. She speaks four languages fluently. The recipient of several literary prizes and awards, Israel is the author of eight books of poetry and short stories in French and English, including: Aux quatre terres (Ed...
Title:Rifts in the Visible/Felures dans le visibleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:February 16, 1997Publisher:RONSDALE PRESSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0921870450

ISBN - 13:9780921870456

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Readers will find themselves immersed in the colours and canvasses of legendary modernist painter Chaim Soutine when they open Rifts in the Visible-Felures dans le Visible. Author and poet Inge Israel has written poetry in parallel English and French texts to accompany eight of Soutine’s most impressive works. With the superb colour reproductions and breathtaking poetry, this book is a must-have for both art collectors and literature lovers.