Incredible Tretchikoff: Life of an Artist and Adventurer [EPUB]

Incredible Tretchikoff: Life of an Artist and Adventurer [EPUB]
Incredible Tretchikoff: Life of an Artist and Adventurer by Boris Gorelik
2013 | EPUB | 12.05MB

Vladimir Tretchikoff (19132006) lived a life as colorful as his instantly recognizable paintings. Born to a deeply religious Siberian family, he fought poverty, tragedy, captivity and near death to become one of the most celebrated artists of his time. Loathed by the critics yet loved by the public, he enjoyed phenomenal success in Britain, Canada and the United States. At the height of his fame, reproductions of his work were hanging in millions of homes across the world--most famously, his painting popularly known as The Green Lady, one of the bestselling art prints ever. Though he subsequently fell out of favor, in recent years his pictures have been rediscovered by young, kitsch-hungry, retro-loving fans. Coinciding with the centenary of his birth, Incredible Tretchikoff tells the enthralling story of this flamboyant artist from his humble beginnings to the spectacular highs and lows of his later career.