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Antoni Tapies, Complete Writings, Volume II: Collected Essays

Antoni Tapies

Published November 1st 2011
ISBN : 9780253355034
Hardcover
600 pages
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In this insightful collection, one of Spains most influential artists, Antoni Tapies, reflects on art, life, and politics. A companion to A Personal Memoir (2010), this volume includes essays published in Catalan in six separate books between 1970MoreIn this insightful collection, one of Spains most influential artists, Antoni Tapies, reflects on art, life, and politics. A companion to A Personal Memoir (2010), this volume includes essays published in Catalan in six separate books between 1970 and 1999 (The Practice of Art, Art against Aesthetic, Reality as Art, For a Modern and Progressive Art, The Value of Art, Art and Its Places) together with previously uncollected articles, lectures, and other texts. In these essays Tapies reflects on the social role of art and the artist, discusses the influences on his art, and describes his political and artistic views.