AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

06 June 2016

Transformed.

Modigliani, Caryatid, 1914


It wasn’t uncommon for the artists who laid the foundations of modern art in early 20th-century Paris to recite poetry, womanise, drink and take drugs. But Amedeo Modigliani’s handsome face, tragic love story and early death transformed the Jewish painter from Livorno into legend. Modigliani lived a short, intense life, as he had wished to.

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