Author Garduo analyzes in this comprehensive study the phenomena of private collections through the life and artistic legacy of collector Alvar Carrillo Gil (1898-1974), a medical doctor from Yucatan considered the most important art collector of 20th century Mexican art. The author highlights how Dr. Carrillo Gil performance (not always welcome) as art critic and
The Museu de Arte Moderna has taken, mostly in the last decade, innovative institutional paths since its creation in 1948. The group of Curatorial studies, founded in 1997, by Tadeu Chiarelli has a notorious significance to fine arts. The intention to publish this book was to debate once again the mission of the museum. This
The tried-and-true art book format employed here of full illustration on one page with facing commentary allows the reader to feel they are walking through a gallery of toothsome paintings while the author points out interesting details and provides anecdotes. Prelinger (art history, Georgetown U.) conveys a fond familiarity with these works in succinct prose.
Anticonformista, original, inspirado, valiente, inquieto – Paul Gauguin es uno de los pintores más fascinantes de finales del siglo XIX, uno de los pocos que rechazó las brillantes pero fáciles seducciones del París impresionista y alegre. A las dificulta
A richly illustrated pamphlet details life and accomplishments of one of Argentinas first collectors of European art. Del Valle (1845-96) had comprehensive tastes and his collection ran the gamut from Renaissance Spanish portraits to an arlequin dansant by Degas –Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.