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Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin * Sonia & Robert Delaunay * Clara & Andre Malraux * Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant * Virginia Woolf & Vita-Sackville West * Leonora Carrington & Max Ernst * Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera * Kay Sage & Yves Tanguy * Anais Nin & Henry Miller * Lillian Hellman & Dashiell Hammett * Jasper Johns & Robert Rauschenberg * Simone & Andre Schwarz-Bart * Lee Krasner & Jackson Pollock

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An original and revealing series of essays on couples who shared both sexual and artistic bonds.

About the Author

Whitney Chadwick is Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University. Among her other books are Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement, Women, Art and Society and Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership. Isabelle de Courtivron is Professor of French Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Reviews

'An important book' - Guardian
'Many surprises and much to celebrate ... a mine of fresh information' - Times Literary Supplement
'Compelling stories ... intelligent biography and close critical readings' - New Statesman
'Reveals the pressures of societal assumptions, whilst revealing the limitations such constructions place on male and female creativity' - Aesthetica
'The intimacy of creativity is revealed to pave the way for extraordinary partnerships and eternal bonds ... this original series of essays explores how a shared passion for the arts can make sparks fly' - Red
'Sublime' - Damian Barr's Literary Salon
'Reveals the pressures of societal assumptions, whilst revealing the limitations such constructions place on male and female creativity' - Aesthetica

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