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200 pages, 84 illustrations, including 34 in color. "A trained anthropologist, Richard Nonas has spent long periods among the Canadian Eskimos and in the deserts of Mexico, far from Western civilization. An environmental sculptor of international fame, Nonas returned to Italy after being away for almost thirty years. Working with materials from nature such as wood, stone, and metal, the artist has remained true to his beliefs at the cost of consciously disassociating himself from the contemporary art world." Text in Italian and English.
A trained anthropologist, Richard Nonas has spent long periods among the Canadian Inuit and in the deserts of Mexico. An environmental sculptor, Nonas returned to Italy after an almost 30-year absence; there he worked with natural materials such as wood, stone and metal, and taught 24 young international artists. This book documents the students' and teacher's work.