Oslo, Norway: Aschehoug, 1998. Third Edition. Hardcover : pp.  i-xi,  11-346 [347-348] : Illustrated throughout including more than 80 in colour : Quarto : Brown cloth covered boards with detail from 'Study' (1990) and embossed lettering : Spine with gilt lettering : Brown and black marbling effect on end-papers : Dust jacket with detail from the painting 'Woman With Doorknob' (1990).
Minor foxing to top and bottom edge : Inside of dust jacket slightly foxed and wrinkled, as is the small detail from 'Study' (1990). Good / Good. Item #1501
Odd Nerdrum is considered to be one of the greatest living figurative painters. He is part of the 'Kitsch' movement, a self described philosophy, separate from contemporary art, which blends historical painting techniques with emotional imagery and narratives. " Light is good for body, darkness is good for thought, dusk is where they meet " - Nerdrum.
Forward by Donald Kuspit and translated from Norwegian to English by Francesca M Nichols.