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Afro

Author: Philip Rylands; Afro
Publisher: Florence, Italy : Forma, April 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Catalogue of the first retrospective of Afro Libio Basaldella, better known as Afro. The exhibition shows works ranging from the 1930s to the 1970s. It includes a room completely dedicated to the preparatory sketches for his large fresco,'The Garden of Hope', created in 1958 for the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. His link with American Abstract Expressionism was analysed in the catalogue by Barbara Drudi of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Afro; Afro; Afro
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Rylands; Afro
ISBN: 9788899534608 8899534608
OCLC Number: 1035399035
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 273 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Contents:Preface by Philip Rylands;Afro, his work by Philip Rylands;Afro and the New York art scene by Barbara Drudi;Letters and writings selected by Barbara Drudi;Critical anthology selected by Philip Rylands;The exposition of 1949 at the MoMA by Davide Colombo;The Garden of Hope by Anne Monfort.
Other Titles: Afro (Forma (Firm)).
Responsibility: edited by Philip Rylands ; translations Katy Hannan, Miriam Hurley.
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Catalogue of the first French retrospective of the artist Afro Libio Basaldella, better known as Afro.  Read more...

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