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2022



 A SELECTION OF BOOKS CURATED BY NACHO TORRA FOR THE MDUP -



       
       

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Ellsworth Kelly (May 31, 1923 – December 27, 2015) was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing line, color and form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland.

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La sorprendente personalidad de Glenn Gould, su extraordinario talento interpretativo, su intensidad y su carácter escurridizo han fascinado a varias generaciones que vieron en el intérprete canadiense a un músico deslumbrante y singular capaz de inspirar tanto a músicos como a melómanos y lectores.

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Isamu Noguchi ( Noguchi Isamu, November 17, 1904 – December 30, 1988) was a Japanese American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public artworks, Noguchi also designed stage sets for various Martha Graham productions, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which are still manufactured and sold.



       
       
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While Josef Albers’ Bauhaus colleagues Klee and Kandinsky are household names, Albers himself has remained inscrutable. He is best known as the painter of the Homages to the Square, a series of over 2,000 seemingly tightly controlled experiments in the interaction of colour. Yet he did not begin these pictures until he was in his sixties, already several decades into his career as an artist, maker and theorist, much of it pursued in the United States following the Nazi dissolution of the Bauhaus in 1933.
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Probably written around 1940–41, this revelatory book discusses Rothko’s ideas on the modern art world, art history, myth, beauty, the challenges of being an artist in society, the true nature of “American art,” and much more. The Artist’s Reality alsoincludes an introduction by Christopher Rothko, the artist’s son, who describes the discovery of the manuscript and the complicated and fascinating process of bringing the manuscript to publication
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The first biography of America's greatest twentieth-century sculptor, Alexander Calder: an authoritative and revelatory achievement, based on a wealth of letters and papers never before available, and written by one of our most renowned art critics.



       
       
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The first collection of Mark Rothko's writings, which range the entire span of his career While the collected writings of many major 20th-century artists, including Barnett Newman, Robert Motherwell, and Ad Reinhardt, have been published, Mark Rothko's writings have only recently come to light, beginning with the critically acclaimed The Artist's Reality: Philosop
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Carlo Scarpa was a virtuoso of light, a master of detail, and a connoisseur of materials. Today he is known as a master of twentieth-century architecture. To mark the centenary of Scarpa's birth, his complete oeuvre are presented here for the first time.

La sorprendente personalidad de Glenn Gould, su extraordinario talento interpretativo, su intensidad y su carácter escurridizo han fascinado a varias generaciones que vieron en el intérprete canadiense a un músico deslumbrante y singular capaz de inspirar tanto a músicos como a melómanos y lectores.





       
       

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Oliver Sacks examina la relación con la música de pacientes, gente corriente o músicos profesionales para arrojar una luz insólita sobre ese fenómeno. A través de anomalías como la «amusia» –o incapacidad para sentir la música, el hipermusical síndrome de Williams un extraño fenómeno de extrema sociabili
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No es posible una comprensión adecuada de la Bauhaus sin complementar los aspectos puramente artísticos con un estudio riguroso de sus concepciones pedagógicas. Así lo entiende RAINER WICK, catedrático de pedagogía del arte en la Universidad de Wuppertal, quien, apoyándose en el análisis minucioso de los abundantes materiales de la escuela, ofrece en este libro una excelente oportunidad de reinterpretar sus logros a la luz de sus principios sobre la enseñanza del 

The work of Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake is seen through the eyes of American photographer Irving Penn. This is the first book on Miyake's revolutionary designs ever published in America.