This volume showcases 116 masterpieces arranged into the four major themes that characterize Giorgio Morandi’s work: self portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and flowers. The collection represents all the various expressive techniques used by Morandi over the years, including paint, etching, drawing and watercolor.The volume is the catalog of an outstanding exhibition organized by the Metropolitan Museum in New York and by the Museo d’Arte Moderna in Bologna. The exhibition will be open in New York from September 16 to December 14, 2008 and in Bologna from January 22 to April 12, 2009.The exhibition and the catalog also contain a number of photographs of Morandi’s studio and quotes from his admirers, as well as the memorable 1958 interview with Edouard Roditi.
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Maria Cristina Bandera is Director of the Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi a Firenze. Renato Miracco is the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. Janet Abramowicz was a Senior Lecturer for twenty years in the Department of Fine Arts at Harvard University. Flavio Fergonzi is a Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Udine. Maria Mimita Lamberti is a Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Torino. Neville Rowley is currently doing a PhD at the Sorbonne, where he taught for three years. Lorenza Selleri is Curator at the Museo Morandi, Bologna.
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Book Description Skira, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P118861307167
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Book Description Skira, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 8861307167
Book Description Skira, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: An exceptional selection of works documenting the entire creative career of the Italian painter, from his powerful beginnings through his Metaphysical painting phase and into the hazy atmospheres of his later works. It includes 116 masterpieces arranged into self-portraits, still-lifes, landscapes and flowers, the four major themes that characterise his work. The collection represents all the various expressive techniques used by Giorgio Morandi over the years: paint, etching, drawing and watercolour. The works have been obtained from major American museums such as the MoMA of New York, the National Gallery of Washington, the Phillips Collection and the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge (Massachusetts), the Iowa Museum of Art and the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, as well as from famous private collections such as those of Roberto Longhi, Cesare Brandi, Lamberto Vitali, James Trall Soby, and John Rewald. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_8861307167