Title: Girl in White
Author: Sue Hubbard (Cinnamon Press)
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Girl in White is the extraordinary story of the German expressionist painter Paula Modershohn-Becker (1876-1907), told from the fictionalised perspective of her daughter, Mathilde. Becker was a pioneer of modern art in Europe, but denounced as degenerate by the Nazis after her death; Sue Hubbard draws on the artist’s diaries and paintings to bring to life her intense relationship with the poet Rainer Maria Rilke, and her struggle to find a balance between being a painter, wife and…