Tapies: The Complete Works, Vol. 2: 1961-1968

By: Agusti, Anna

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Book Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean, tight, sharp and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Slip case is slightly indented at front with a little wear a lower corners, else clean. Large format: 12" x 2" x 13" inches. 511 pages full of large, full page full color prints, sometimes two or three to a page. This is the second in a series of six volumes. This volume document the work following Tapies exhibitions a the Venice Biennale in 1958 and Documenta in Kassel in '61 that led to a retrospective at the Guggenheim in '62, and his growing influence in the U.S. and Europe. "During the decade covered in this book Tapies explored the oneiric spaces of beds, ladders and chairs in monochromatic earth colors. His consuming interest in Asian art and philosophy and in the detritus of catholic imagery in the stifling atmosphere of Franco's Spain reached a climax. His reexamination of analytical Cubism led to a waining in his interest in granular materials combined with paint and his paintings exhibit a clarity of saturated tone at variance to his earlier production... " (from the flyleaf)

Title: Tapies: The Complete Works, Vol. 2: 1961-1968

Author: Agusti, Anna

Categories: Art,

Publisher: Konemann: 1997

ISBN Number: 3895085308

ISBN Number 13: 9783895085307

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Art

Size: XL

Seller ID: 141181