Sophistication and elegance in the art deco of Tamara de Lempicka

Monday January 06 14.14 GMT

Sophistication and elegance in the art deco of Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara Rosalia Gurwik-Górska, better known as Tamara de Lempicka She was the first lady and maximum exponent of art deco.

Her life is surrounded by mystery, she modified her biography in terms of age, place of birth and some other details.

However, her work speaks for itself and tells of an author with personal and unique style.

Modernist, he demonstrated from his first paintings elegance and sophistication.

His unmistakable technique was recognized worldwide and over time.

The human figure was one of his favorite subjects, highlighted in the portrait and the nudes, one of his most famous pieces was: Self portrait in a green Bugatti.

Those who knew her claimed that she was a woman of character, eccentric and vain.

In short, the combination between her professional and personal life made her a legend.

A little about the artist

Tamara de Lempicka was born on May 16, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland.

La painter She grew up in a feminine environment where her grandmother, mother and aunt were decisive for her training.

Apparently his parents divorced, although it is a fact that could also misrepresent.

His family enjoyed a good position in every way. However, I have a turbulent time due to the First and Second World War.

Her first husband was Tadeusz Lempicki, from whom he would take the last name. They married in 1916.

He would be the father of his only daughter: Maria de Krystyna, whom he would affectionately call Kizette. The little girl would serve as a model on different occasions.

He separated and remarried in 1934 with Baron Raoulf Kuffner, upon his death in 1962 he decided to move with Kizette to Cuernavaca, Mexico.

It would be in that place that died on March 18, 1980, his ashes as was his will were scattered in the Popocatepetl Volcano.

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