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Author : Philippe Daverio
language : it
Release Date : 2014-06-11T00:00:00+02:00
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Un viaggio iniziatico nel Rinascimento italiano. L’esercizio della curiosità vi porterà ad alzare lo sguardo per guardar lontano, abbracciando i complessi intrecci della storia, e a veder vicino, direttamente dentro le immagini. “Questo non sarà mai un libro di Storia dell’Arte, con le due auliche maiuscole, non assomiglia a uno di quei tomi scolastici che hanno forse lasciato tedio e sonnolenza sui banchi di scuola, ma è piuttosto un viaggio esoterico nelle storie dell’arte.” Forte della sua esperienza di autore e conduttore televisivo, Philippe Daverio non è mai banalmente divulgativo, non intende semplificare fenomeni complessi, ma affronta le vicende degli artisti, delle opere e dei committenti secondo un metodo d’indagine che è diventato la sua cifra personale: sa guardare da lontano o accostarsi per vedere da vicino. Ogni suo nuovo libro è un’avventura che apre nuove prospettive. Il “metodo Daverio” è applicato in questo caso al Rinascimento. Il periodo fondativo della cultura e dell’arte italiana acquista così nuova freschezza e vivacità, prende le mosse dalla pittura di Giotto, “un fulmine nella storia dell’arte”, e si conclude con quel “talentaccio e caratteraccio” di Caravaggio, attraversando la curiosità anarchica di Leonardo, i cagnolini di Tiziano, l’eccentrica sensualità di Parmigianino e i sussulti religiosi di Michelangelo. L’allontanamento dalle categorie canoniche della storia dell’arte e la pratica dello spostamento del punto di vista si rivelano in particolare nelle Daveriologie, pagine nelle quali la curiosità impertinente dell’autore affronta nuove strade di lettura, attraverso accostamenti insoliti, a volte audaci, di capolavori e artisti lontani nel tempo e nello spazio.
Author : Philippe Daverio
language : it
Release Date : 2014
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Author : Philippe Daverio
language : it
Release Date : 2015-05-07T00:00:00+02:00
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L’arte della prima metà del Novecento è un vorticoso susseguirsi di movimenti e “ismi”. Il secolo breve, racchiuso fra l’illuminazione elettrica del cielo di Parigi dall’alto della Tour Eiffel per l’expo del 1889 e il lampo devastante del fungo atomico a Hiroshima, ha forgiato il nostro immaginario. Da qui Philippe Daverio parte per creare un affresco fatto di assonanze e migrazioni, incontri reali e fantastici tra opere e artisti: Klimt, Balla, Kandinskij, Picasso... Un libro-mondo guidato dall’irresistibile libertà del pensiero folle.
Author : Ludovico Ariosto
language : en
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Release Date : 1996-03-01
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This new translation brings to English-speaking readers an intense and brooding work by the greatest poet of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto. Begun as a sequel to his epic masterpiece Orlando Furioso (1516), the unfinished Cinque Canti are a powerful poem in their own right. Tragic in tone,they depict the disintegration of the chivalric world of Charlemagne and his knights and give poetic expression to a sense of cultural, political, and religious crisis felt in Ariosto's Italy and in early sixteenth-century Europe more generally. David Quint's introduction freshly examines the literary sources and models of the Cinque Canti and discusses the cultural contexts and historical occasions of the poem. Printed with facing Italian text, this volume allows the modern reader to experience a work of Renaissance literature whose savage beauty still has the power to chill and fascinate.
Author : Judith E. Stein
language : en
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date : 2016-07-12
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In 1959, Richard Bellamy was a witty, poetry-loving beatnik on the fringe of the New York art world who was drawn to artists impatient for change. By 1965, he was representing Mark di Suvero, was the first to show Andy Warhol’s pop art, and pioneered the practice of “off-site” exhibitions and introduced the new genre of installation art. As a dealer, he helped discover and champion many of the innovative successors to the abstract expressionists, including Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Walter De Maria, and many others. The founder and director of the fabled Green Gallery on Fifty-Seventh Street, Bellamy thrived on the energy of the sixties. With the covert support of America’s first celebrity art collectors, Robert and Ethel Scull, Bellamy gained his footing just as pop art, minimalism, and conceptual art were taking hold and the art world was becoming a playground for millionaires. Yet as an eccentric impresario dogged by alcohol and uninterested in profits or posterity, Bellamy rarely did more than show the work he loved. As fellow dealers such as Leo Castelli and Sidney Janis capitalized on the stars he helped find, Bellamy slowly slid into obscurity, becoming the quiet man in oversize glasses in the corner of the room, a knowing and mischievous smile on his face. Born to an American father and a Chinese mother in a Cincinnati suburb, Bellamy moved to New York in his twenties and made a life for himself between the Beat orbits of Provincetown and white-glove events like the Guggenheim’s opening gala. No matter the scene, he was always considered “one of us,” partying with Norman Mailer, befriending Diane Arbus and Yoko Ono, and hosting or performing in historic Happenings. From his early days at the Hansa Gallery to his time at the Green to his later life as a private dealer, Bellamy had his finger on the pulse of the culture. Based on decades of research and on hundreds of interviews with Bellamy’s artists, friends, colleagues, and lovers, Judith E. Stein’s Eye of the Sixties rescues the legacy of the elusive art dealer and tells the story of a counterculture that became the mainstream. A tale of money, taste, loyalty, and luck, Richard Bellamy’s life is a remarkable window into the art of the twentieth century and the making of a generation’s aesthetic. -- "Bellamy had an understanding of art and a very fine sense of discovery. There was nobody like him, I think. I certainly consider myself his pupil." --Leo Castelli
Author : Luigi Serafini
language : en
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Release Date : 2016-10-01
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From the intriguing mind behind Codex Seraphinianus comes this beautifully illustrated tribute to the famed Neapolitan character Pulcinella (or "Punch" as he is referred to in English). Pulcinellopaedia Seraphiniana contains over one hundred extraordinary graphite illustrations with scarlet accents, some of which are depicted in comic-strip style. Conceived as a musical Suite, it is divided into nine scenes with an intermission. It features the oddly surreal and globally recognized character, whose origins have been lost in the mists of the time. An ancestor of Pulcinella was certainly Maccus, the protagonist of the Atellanae Fabulae, very popular farces in ancient Rome, but it was in the early seventeenth-century that the character assumed the name and costume that we all know. Distinguished by a long nose and typically dressed in white with a black mask, Pulcinella is often depicted in various kinds of misadventures and singing about love, hunger, and money. As he famously did in the Codex, Luigi Serafini, has created Pulcinellopaedia Seraphiniana in a unique language all its own, and has filled it with fascinating and mysterious illustrations that will no doubt prompt devotees to obsessively try to decipher the artist's intention. Written by Serafini's imaginative coauthor and alter ego "P. Cetrulo," who represents Pulcinella himself, the book artfully presents the struggles of a rebellious antihero who must come to grips with the challenges of everyday life. Originally, a book about Pulcinella and his world appeared in 1984, after Serafini's involvement with the 1982 Carnival of Venice, the first revival of the famous festivity after two centuries of silence. Now more than three decades later, this new edition has been extensively revised and includes a new afterword by the author. Like its predecessor, the original edition became immensely sought after and highly valuable, fetching more than one thousand dollars if book collectors were lucky enough to get their hands on a copy. All fans of Serafini's work will treasure this volume. Rizzoli will also publish a deluxe limited edition with a signed and numbered print.
Author : Nicholas Fox Weber
language : en
Release Date : 2009-10-27
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Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-three years head of the Albers Foundation, spent many years with Anni and Josef Albers, the only husband-and-wife artistic pair at the Bauhaus (she was a textile artist; he a professor and an artist, in glass, metal, wood, and photography). The Alberses told him their own stories and described life at the Bauhaus with their fellow artists and teachers, Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, as well these figures’ lesser-known wives and girlfriends. In this extraordinary group biography, Weber brilliantly brings to life the Bauhaus geniuses and the community of the pioneering art school in Germany’s Weimar and Dessau in the 1920s and early 1930s. Here are: Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, the architect who streamlined design early in his career and who saw the school as a place for designers to collaborate in an ideal setting . . . a dashing hussar, the ardent young lover of the renowned femme fatale Alma Mahler, beginning when she was the wife of composer Gustav Mahler . . . Paul Klee, the onlooker, smoking his pipe, observing Bauhaus dances as well as his colleagues’ lectures from the back of the room . . . the cook who invented recipes and threw together his limited ingredients with the same spontaneity, sense of proportion, and fascination that underscored his paintings . . . Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born pioneer of abstract painting, guarding a secret tragedy one could never have guessed from his lively paintings, in which he used bold colors not just for their visual vibrancy, but for their “sound” effects . . . Josef Albers, who entered the Bauhaus as a student in 1920 and was one of the seven remaining faculty members when the school was closed by the Gestapo in 1933 . . . Annelise Else Frieda Fleischmann, a Berlin heiress, an intrepid young woman, who later, as Anni Albers, made art the focal point of her existence . . . Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, imperious, decisive, often harsh, an architect who became director—the last—of the Bauhaus, and the person who guided the school’s final days after SS storm troopers raided the premises. Weber captures the life, spirit, and flair with which these geniuses lived, as well as their consuming goal of making art and architecture. A portrait infused with their fulsome embrace of life, their gift for laughter, and the powerful force of their individual artistic personalities. From the Hardcover edition.