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Tapies: Catalogue Raisonne 1991-1997, Vol. 7
Antoni Tapies
8488786247
April 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
This seventh volume in the definitive catalogue of the complete works of Spanish abstract expressionist Antoni Tàpies further expands on the artist's important contribution to the aesthetics of the 20th century. In the first half of the 90s we find a new representation of Tàpies's refractory clay sculptures, as well as objects and sculptures in which he experimented with new materials, such as bronze or metal sheets, also sometimes used as pictorial supports. Foreword by Jean Fremon. Hardcover, 11.81 x 12.59 in., 600 pages, 120 color 764 b/w illustrations


Tapies: In Perspective
Antoni Tpies
8495951568
March 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
This volume has been designed, not as a linear narrative, nor as one with a singular voice. Rather it is presented as a mesh of interwoven essays, images, notes, and voices, which aims to reflect the complexity of artist Antoni Tàpies and his work, which masterfully internalizes and interprets its time and the evolving role of the artist. Together with essays from authors Robert Caillois, Georges Bataille, Anthonin Artaud, and others, particular works of Tàpies's are discussed in depth. Included as well is a round table discussion (Xavier Antich, Antoni Llena, Antoni Mercader, Pedro G, Romero, and Charles Guerra) that explores Tàpies's reception in Catalan society, the significance of his work for successive generations of artists, and the influence that this reception might have exerted on the work...


Barcelona Sculptures
Jaume Capo
8434309815
February 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
Spain's second largest city, Barcelona, may be famous for its architecture and its history, but in amongst those Romanesque churches, winding Gothic streets, and Gaudi apartment buildings lurk a museum full of permanent outdoor sculptures. More than 50 of the most noteworthy of these 20th-century public artworks are reproduced here, including pieces by Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Richard Serra, Antoni Tapies, Frank Gehry, Ellsworth Kelly, Lawrence Weiner, Rebecca Horn, Joan Miro, Claes Oldenburg, Juan Munoz, Anthony Caro, and James Turrell. Though it enjoyed an illustrious past as a Roman colony, Visigoth capital, and 14th-century martitime power, "Barcelona Sculptures" vividly proves that the capital of the Catalonia region is firmly ensconced in the modern world, especially the modern art world. Essay by...

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