Argentina considers itself the most European of South American countries, and with good reason. The Argentineans are highly cultivated people with a strong connection to the old world; their achievements in design, filmmaking, literature, music, and art place them firmly in today s global culture spotlight. When it comes to decorating, they have a great talent for bringing together the old and the new, with subtle touches of color and rich textiles, and incorporating the country s beautiful landscapes in their architectural palette. Editor Angelika Taschen invites readers to pore over this selection of houses, apartments, ranches, polo grounds, and more, including an opulent century-old opera house where Maria Callas sang as well as the homes of Francis Mallmann, the country s most famous chef, Xul Solar, painter and close friend of the great Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, and Juan Gatti, graphic designer for Pedro Almodóvar.
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Of Argentinian origin, Ana Cardinale lives in Paris and travels the world for international magazines. She is a regular contributor to the Elle Decor Italia, Elle Decoration France, Madame Figaro, The World of Interiors, AD France, and AD Spain.
Isabel de Estrada works as a freelance journalist specializing in architecture and interiors. She publishes in magazines from all the world, including The World of Interiors, Casa Vogue, Architectural Digest, and Elle. She lives in Argentina.
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Book Description TASCHEN America Llc, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P113836508451
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