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Morandi, 1890-1964

Author: Giorgio MorandiMaria Cristina Bandera VianiRenato MiraccoFrank DabellMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Milano : Skira, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"This volume provides a complete overview of the major exhibition of masterpieces by Giorgio Morandi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Museo d'Arte Moderna in Bologna (MAMbo). Over one hundred paintings, watercolors, drawings, and etchings illustrate the artist's entire creative and poetic course from the landscapes and still lifes of 1913-1914 to his final works of 1963-1964. Particular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morandi, 1890-1964.
Milano : Skira, 2008
Named Person: Giorgio Morandi; Giorgio Morandi; Giorgio Morandi; Giorgio Morandi; Giorgio Morandi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giorgio Morandi; Maria Cristina Bandera Viani; Renato Miracco; Frank Dabell; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museo d'arte moderna di Bologna.
ISBN: 9788861307162 8861307167
OCLC Number: 212856906
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition "Giorgio Morandi, 1890-1964" held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sept. 16-Dec. 14, 2008, and at MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Jan. 22-Apr. 12, 2009.
Description: 366 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Giorgio Morandi today / Maria Cristina Bandera --
On some of Giorgio Morandi's visual sources / Flavio Fergonzi --
1913-1920 --
A "light without color" : Giorgio Morandi and Piero della Francesca / Neville Rowley --
A world in black and white : the imagery and technique of Morandi's etchings / Janet Abramowicz --
1920-1940 --
Morandi on either side of the Atlantic : critics, collectors, and dealers in Europe and the Americas / Lorenza Selleri --
1940-1951 --
Giorgio Morandi : the times and antimonies of a legend / Maria Mimita Lamberti --
1951-1956 --
Nothing is more abstract than reality / Renato Miracco --
1956-1964 --
My first Morandi / Umberto Eco --
Appendix. Autobiography / Giorgio Morandi --
Italian artists : Giorgio Morandi / Piero Bargellini --
From Columbia University to Via Fondazza : Peppino Mangravite interviews Giorgio Morandi / Lorenza Selleri --
Giorgio Morandi / Edouard Roditi --
Biographical outline / Maria Cristina Bandera.
Other Titles: Giorgio Morandi, 1890-1964.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Cristina Bandera and Renato Miracco ; [translations, Frank Dabell and others].


A selection of works documenting the career of the Italian painter, Giorgio Morandi, from his beginnings through his Metaphysical painting phase and into the hazy atmospheres of his later works. It  Read more...
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