In this insightful collection, one of Spain's 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.
Antoni Tapies is a leading Spanish artist known for his heavily textured canvases of great expressive and communicative possibilities. His art is found in numerous international museums and collections. Josep Miquel Sobrer is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University Bloomington. He is translator of A Broken Mirror by Merce Rodoreda. Serge Guilbaut is Professor of Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia and author of How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art.
And So Said Antoni Tapies Serge Guilbaut Introduction The Practice of Art Art against Aesthetic Reality as Art For a Modern and Progressive Art The Value of Art Art and Its Places Appendix Index
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