Hard to tell somebody about whom there are incredibly few information, starting along with the date and place of birth can not be clarified because if it was in Warsaw in 1898 and in Moscow in 1900 … in case it is not a matter of absenceinsufficient documentation or an “ideological whim” Frida Kahlo design, the truth would be that it is certainly not possible to precisely determine these details.
What few facts about his being beyond his particular pictorial abundantly recorded, limited on to a brief biography and a variety of his many journeys and critiques from a really active social existence I’ll summarize actually more limiting myself to activities Highlights of his being with certainty, the journey compiled by his child Kizette, “Passion for Design”, more information can feel extracted, probably reliable though maybe colored by the changing commitment he had with his mother, (especially within the past year life of the artist) but either way is a more fair and realistic portrait that she did of Franco Maria Ricci in his 1977 book, which I have not study but evidence found here and there tends to be a tabloid exposure and scandalous Lempicka’s being …
Tamara de Lempicka, was created as a rich family and well placed socially as a child showed his strong character and independency and a clear requirements and their particular particular skills in painting, having managed to prevent a boring education boarding travels through Europe with his maternal grandmother discovered his “taste” for the painting is a love throughout the 80-83 exercise of her being with originality and mastery.
Refused to go home and following a short period of research in Lausanne is left to live along with her grandmother in Petrograd where at age 18 she married the representative Tadeusz Lempicki and this really is a crucial aim in his life because a couple of years later and amid the clash of the Russian Movement her husband is arrested and after much work achieves its launch Tamara giving him a halo of heroin which she gladly wrap.
After traveling to Copenhagen launch and soon after to Paris, where they decide and Kizette born child, in this early period in Paris is when Tamara began a formal education in painting, studying under the advice of Maurice Denis and AndrĂ© Lothe.
Regardless of the vicissitudes of existence keeps Tamara financial status, bolstered by the sale of his 1st pictures, allows a lifestyle quite loose (that are the sign of his life) and lets you render multiple trips Europe in the company of high society in contrast to his close relationship together with the bohemian Paris, at that time of great characters that might render history in many areas like Cocteau and Picasso.
With its clearly defined style and presented in the Art Deco, inside the 20s, participating in exhibitions that open the doorways worldwide, as it were, making places for dissemination to herself and her work in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.
In this decade, major games happen in your life: a period he relocated to Italy where he additionally presented his functions at exhibitions possess relationships with playwright Gabrielle D’announced that while endures just 3 short years will leave deep emotional marks, even on these years attained significant popularity by profiting noteworthy honors in Bordeaux and in addition Poznan realize their breakup in 1928 Tadeus.
Within the years following strengthening its position as an artist creating his most pronounced paintings, including the self-portrait at the wheel of the green Bugatti will offer popularity, (plus numerous commissions), as a portraitist. In 1933 she married Baron Raoul Kuffner, that is also its greatest collector and dealer.
Envisioning the difficult times that predicted the Nazi risk moves to the United States in 1939 where in addition to scrubbing shoulders while using the elite of society and great movie artists inside their Beverly Hills, executes successful exhibitions in New York and San Francisco, his girl Kizette satisfies along at this time and shortly after marries an American geologist.
The lighting of the career of Tamara de Lempicka fades slowly, try a relaunch in early ’60s without success because the incursion of this symbol of Art Deco in abstract painting, in vogue in those years, is a resounding problem of deep emotional, to the level of taking a decision to abandon painting, to this is added the death of her spouse in 1962 so that undoubtedly left devastated by just what following year relocated his home from New York to Houston where he lives with his girl and her family.
Maybe nothing or really little is known among these years, except what makes existence difficult for his daughter and family, this being a period of silence until in 1973 he formed a retrospective of his work in Paris that makes it to put in the table as one of the great artists of the twentieth century, in 1974, undoubtedly sick, he relocated to Cuernavaca where he died in 1980 and where, doing the will of his mother, Kizette spread his ashes in the summit of the volcano Pococatepetl …
Many miles from here, within my home, leaning against the surface of the area waiting for me a woman with blond hair that seems sculpted chisel blows, with its cushy white epidermis and curvy mouth in intense carmine, sleeping peacefully to entertain the anticipated, an extraordinary illustration of the ambiguous sensuality that defined the divine art of Tamara.