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Cucchi: Drawings 1975-1989

Perucchi-Petri, Ursula

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ISBN 10: 0847812030 / ISBN 13: 9780847812035
Published by Rizzoli Intl Pubns, NY, 1990
New Condition: New Hardcover
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This is a superb BRAND NEW BOOK which is in MINT / PRISTINE CONDITION, just as is its DJ, which is now protected with a Mylar covering. Top notch. Cucchi is the artist who worked with the architect Mario Botta in designing the Chapel of Monte Tamaro. Bookseller Inventory # 001655

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Title: Cucchi: Drawings 1975-1989

Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns, NY

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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Prominent Italian artist Enzo Cucci evokes a strange, apocalyptic world in his small drawings. In one, a quasi-human figure is caught in a whirlwind that razes everything to the ground; the vortex itself takes the form of a horrific face. In another, a teetering coach drawn by a gaunt horse carries two trees and a house; the coachman stretches to embrace a wheel suspended in mid-air, reminiscent of a sun disc. Perucchi-Petri, a Swiss curator, deciphers Cucchi's symbolic dramas mixing private and archetypal images as enigmatic messages of hope. The existential landscape is littered with angry seas, piled-up skulls, mysterious floating oval objects, while the artist himself, a bent figure with a radiant spine, reaches for blackbirds "as if he wanted them to carry him to Heaven." Neither surrealist nor literal symbolist, Cucci gives his imagination free reign in the kingdom of chaos.
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