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The Roots of Miro

Gimferrer, Pere

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ISBN 10: 389508929X / ISBN 13: 9783895089299
Published by Konemann, Koln, 1993
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth, 32 cm, 436 pages, with color and black & white plates. In a boards slipcase, titled and illustrated. Very good condition. Some very light gray smudges in a few pages. In a dustjacket in very good condition with no visible marks or problems. Slipcase in very good condition with just a little shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # 51081

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Title: The Roots of Miro

Publisher: Konemann, Koln

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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In preparing this monumental work, Gimferrer ( De Chirico , Rizzoli, 1990; Toulouse-Lautrec , Rizzoli, 1989) spent many years studying the technical creation of 4,556 sketches and preparatory studies by Miro, worked through a mountain of documents collected by the Miro Foundation, and interviewed the artist extensively. Gimferrer's literary background as a critical essayist shines through as he lays open Miro's evolution and ties it to the broader accomplishments of modernism. The over 1200 carefully chosen reproductions combined with the text brilliantly elucidate Miro's artistic innovations. The scholarly methodology employed here is destined to have a positive impact on art historical investigation. Essential for research libraries and specialized collections covering 20th-century painting.
- Paula A. Baxter, NYPL
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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