Emilio Vedova (Hardcover)

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By Emilio Vedova (Artist), Germano Celant (Editor), Germano Celant (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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A massive full-career retrospective for Arte Informale painter Emilio Vedova

One hundred years after his birth, Emilio Vedova examines the career of the Italian painter Emilio Vedova (1919-2006), best known for his role in the postwar Arte Informale movement. The book surveys Vedova's career in terms of the artist's investigations of line and gesture: from the lively, energetic landscape drawings of the 1930s through his progress toward increasingly expressive, materially inventive work--like the Plurimi of the 1960s, in which the artist broke up the surface of a picture into multiple pieces.

The publication's account of Vedova's career is enriched by an extensive set of illustrations: images of the artist's works, plus reproductions of his personal photographs, texts and archival material that flesh out the artist's historical and artistic context. Emilio Vedova offers a comprehensive overview of the work of a pivotal figure in postwar Italian art.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788829704187
ISBN-10: 8829704180
Publisher: Marsilio Editori
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
Pages: 552
Language: English