Krapf, Michael [editor]. FRANZ XAVER MESSERSCHMIDT. Text by Krapf and Almut Krapf-Weiler; 230 pp., 61 color and 111 b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. Ostfildern-Ruit, Hatje Cantz, 2003.
Messerschmidt's sculptural busts, studies of grimacing, pained and distorted faces, were the flipside of the classical ideal of beauty. This book, the only extensive monograph currently available, examines the life and work for details that will allow greater insights into a unique figure. Text in English.
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