Tamara de Lempicka — a woman of mystery, master of the outrageous, unique artist during his lifetime became a millionaire

Diva Art Deco — Tamara de Lempicka.Tamara de Lempicka, she’s a «Diva Art Deco», she is «icon of the Jazz era», aka «the Queen of art Nouveau», it is one of those unique cases when a female artist has succeeded in life to find their place under the sun. The millionaire socialite, the forerunner of the era of the glamorous, mysterious and eccentric, famous for his love Affairs with both men and women. The Beautiful Tamara. She made herself, showing exceptional will and talent. Tamara De Lempicka.Brilliant, peculiar only to her unique artistic style, Tamara de Lempicka, as the star appeared on the horizon of the history of art, flushing brightly in the period of time impassable, breaking the fate of not only people, but whole countries.Girl in gloves. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.Her way of life critics still solve like a crossword puzzle, trying to recreate the most accurate version. The fate of the mysterious Tamara Lempicka so incredible, as that time in which she lived and worked. This was the era of art Deco and jazz, outrageous and female emancipation, when the artist was at the same time and shock their unacceptable way of life the light of Europe and America, and to be whorey equal.

Amazing life incredible women making a name for themselves with their hands

No one knows the date of her birth, oscillating between 1894 and 1898. Place of birth, according to the most Tamara — Warsaw. Although reliable data she was born in Moscow into a family of French Malvina Declercq and a Polish Jew Boris Gurvich-Gursky, who shortly after her birth divorced.Tamara did everything to confuse the facts and dates of his biography, repeatedly rewriting it, deleting all the uncomfortable and discordant. Therefore, details about the child to recover somewhat difficult, but it is known that a big role in growing up played the grandmother Clementine, bringing up Tamara. She taught the girl the music, carried to Italy, talked about the beautiful and formed her taste. Even as a child Tamara predicted a future pianist.Tamara Gerbich-Gurska in early adolescence.Since 1910, Tamara often happens in Saint-Petersburg and begins to go out. One of the balls she meets Tadeusz Lempicka — handsome, wealthy banker and one of the most enviable grooms. The girl fell in love without memory and having captivating choice, at a very young age was married to him, replacing her maiden name in a more euphonious.Tamara and her husband Tadeusz Lempicka.However, the happiness of the young was short-lived — came in 1917. Tadeusz was arrested by the KGB and Tamara had to put incredible efforts, all his connections and charm to get her husband out of jail, and then get fake documents and flee from Russia to Paris.It would seem that the difficulties are left behind, but as it turned out, they had just begun. Tadeusz — like many outwardly strong people, were helpless in the face of reality — all the problems are completely broke his will. He started drinking and wasn’t trying to change anything. By the time the couple already had a child — daughter Kizette.Self-portrait with her daughter. Author: Tamara de Lempicka. Therefore, to become an easel Tamara had not a good life. Revolution, the flight from Russia, the destruction, the birth of his daughter made Tamara take on their fragile shoulders responsibility for the family and start «spinning» itself. The money raised for selling the family jewels is over. And Tamara had no other choice as to come up with something in order to survive in a foreign country. And then she suddenly remembered how in childhood she was told that she has artistic ability. In Paris she was lucky to meet the artist and his long-time mentor Andre Lhote, who dedicated it to their development of a new style in the direction of the so-called «soft cubism». Can a student quickly picked up a new method and introduced it into his work, giving a unique signature. Still life with shell. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.In the early 20’s is already well sold her still lifes and portraits. Lempicka was able to find your particular style of «hybrid podobizna and Neoclassicism». Her paintings are at once appreciated the art market, focused on new and unusual. As they say, the artist fell into the stream, occupying a niche in painting.Author: Tamara de Lempicka.And soon Lempicka gloomy emigrant has become a fashion artist and eccentric Grande Dame. It has positioned itself as a vamp, with refined manners and communication needs. And here by the middle of the 1920s, Tamara begins to exhibit their work at exhibitions, leading the audience in raptures, and at the age of 30 years — earning his first million.Self-portrait in the green Bugatti.(1925). Author: Tamara de Lempicka. The artist portrayed the society ladies, royalty and millionaires, but do not forget yourself. Her self-portrait in a green Bugatti is considered the first depiction of a woman behind the wheel of a car. Before she had opened the door to the best galleries, her portraits queues of customers. Tamara de Lempicka suddenly became part of the Bohemian Paris that allowed her to drive acquaintance with Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau and andré Gide. Magazines published her work on the covers and wrote a laudatory article, which extolled the fashion artist to the skies, calling a free, independent, self-sufficient.Tamara de Lempicka portrait of her husband.And she really fit the image. Demonstrating their freedom, did not hide their novels with both men and women. However, their marriage with Tadeusz began to crack at the seams, and eventually they divorced. Tamara did not have time to finish the portrait of his wife, she did not finish the left hand with a wedding ring. Their parting was without regret…Unfinished portrait of a man. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.Acquaintance with her second husband, Baron Currero, occurred at the turn of the 20-30-ies. He ordered the portrait of his mistress Nana Herrera, which Tamara a little later discredited in the eyes of the lover, picturing her in his painting «Group of four Nudes» in the adult form.«Group of four Nudes». Author: Tamara de Lempicka.I would say that seeing a mistress like that, the Baron immediately broke off relations with it. And it was quite possible that he was fascinated with his talent Tamara herself, a fan of which was to end his days. Anyway, but in 1933 Raul, Kuffner and Tamara de Lempicka were married.The Baron Raoul, Kuffner. Author: Tamara de Lempicka. This marriage to Tamara has been very happy, with the Baron they had lived together for twenty-nine years. He loved his wife and appreciated her talent. And despite their mutual agreement to freely have relationships on the side, it was a harmonious Union.Andromeda. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.By the end of the 30’s life in Europe for Jews became unsafe and spouses had to go to America. Where Tamara immediately conducted a public relations campaign: sent out in various versions of their photo, which shone like a movie star and organized a secular reception for several hundred guests. In the American press, she immediately had the reputation as the «Baroness with a brush». A publicity stunt has been very successful, and Lempicka entered the elite of American society.Kizette. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.Life in America was calm and steady until suddenly died in 1962, Raul. After whose death, Tamara had to move my daughter. A good mother Tamara never was — it practically was not engaged in her education, although he wrote a great many portraits of her.Kizette. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.And strangely enough, however, Kizette never complained about the lack of attention from the mother, on the contrary, even showed a wonderful devotion. After many years, she will write a book about crazy life is my mother, «Passion by Design». Tamara de Lempicka.Tamara Lempicka expected in the life of another peak of success. Her exhibition, exhibited in the Luxembourg gallery of Paris suddenly had a resounding success that surpassed even the one that was the artist in the «roaring twenties». Lempicka again in Vogue.Ended the way of life of the flamboyant artist in Mexico at the age of 82 in his sleep. And according to the will of the deceased cremated ashes were scattered over the volcano Popocatepetl.Dream. Rafaela on a green background. Sotheby’s. New York, 2011 — $8 500 482. Author: Tamara de Lempicka.In our time at the auctions Lempicka paintings worth millions. Collect them, are abducted, they continue to grow in value and are considered a good investment for collectors. About her written many articles and books. In 1980-e years on the stage of many countries was held with great success the play «Tamara», dedicated to her life. An amazing life, its end and life after life extremely mysterious woman. Wouldn’t you say? What can be said about many artists of those years who worked tirelessly, only for a piece of bread and died in poverty. But only decades later their names were lifted up to the top of mount Olympus.

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