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Lo Sguardo dell'Artista
Antoni Tàpies

2013
HC / 224 pages / 28,5 x 23,5 cm
Published by
MER. Paper Kunsthalle & Axel Vervoordt Foundation
Language
EN
Authors
Walter Hartsarich, Daniela Ferretti, Toni Tàpies, Natasha Hébert, Axel Vervoordt
Design
Studio Luc Derycke
Print
Cassochrome, Waregem
ISBN
978 94 9177 507 9
Price
45.00 euros

The Catalan artist Antoni Tàpies' life (1923-2012) was marked by existential questioning. Philosophers, religious thinkers, scientists, Old Masters and contemporary artists alike influenced his artistic practice. Tàpies' impulse to collect stemmed directly from this fascination. Constantly seeking a link between the many cultures, geographies and epochs of humanity, his spiritual quest typified all his artistic preoccupations. The 2013 exhibition Tàpies. Lo sguardo dell'artista (The eye of the artist) at Palazzo Fortuny presents a thoughtful selection of Tàpies' own work in the broader context of his collection. The intimacy of the house of Mariano Fortuny, himself a kaleidoscopic collector, extends the dialogue. This book endeavors to convey the spirit of Tàpies' art and his extraordinary eye as both an artist and a collector. SOLD OUT

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