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Mario Surbone

Engravings 1968-1978

The silent search for the sublime in painting

Mario Surbone belongs to the group of solitary artists who, moving autonomously from the lessons of Fontana and then of the “Azimuth” group, work not only on canvas but with the canvas.
Edited by: Elena Pontiggia
2017, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 160pp., 573ill.
ISBN: 9788842224044
€ 50,00

Pompeo Borra

Catalogue Raisonné

A quintessential painters of early 20th century Italy

This catalogue presents the complete paintings of the years 1914-1959 by Pompeo Borra (Milan 1898-1973), one of the first generation of 20th-century Italian artists.
Author: Nicoletta Colombo, Elena Pontiggia
2016, Cartonato, 368pp., 901ill.
ISBN: 9788842223702
€ 150,00

Investing in Works of Art

Legal profiles and practical indications

The first simplified manual for those who want to invest in art

Often the purchase of a work of art, even one of considerable value, is made without taking the essential precautions. For example, what does it mean that a painting is “authentic”? What is the legal value of the expertise? How do you behave when the sale takes place through an art advisor of an auction house? How can you terminate negotiations without incurring liability?
Author: Luca Giacopuzzi
2015, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 60pp.
ISBN: 9788842223450
€ 18,00

Giuseppe Maria Crespi

Drawings and Prints

The rare drawings of a major 18th-century artist brought together for the first time

As a prominent figure on the Italian art scene of the early 18th century, Giuseppe Maria Crespi left two frescoed vaults in Bologna and a rich oeuvre of paintings now held in a wide range of collections throughout the world, attesting to his success.
Author: Marco Riccòmini
2015, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 292pp., 266ill.
ISBN: 9788842223399
€ 75,00
Stage costumes invented by the great fashion designers

Thirty years of stories, meetings, and collaborations between the protagonists of Italian fashion and the leading performers of international theatre.
Edited by: Massimiliano Capella
2014, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 184pp., 158ill.
ISBN: 9788842223085
€ 22,00

Birth of an Institution

The case of Hangar Bicocca

A large factory becomes a challenge for prominent artists

The former Hangar Bicocca factory in Milan has become a site of worldwide importance for contemporary art. The project originated from the decision to repurpose the huge Ansaldo industrial facility where the coils for electric motors for trains were manufactured, involving well-known artists willing to take on the challenge of a visually powerful and imposing space.
Author: Gianluca Winkler
2012, Paperback, 196pp., 23ill.
ISBN: 9788842221180
€ 25,00

Constantinople

through the lens of Achilles Samandji and Eugene Dalleggio

The fabulous Constantinople of the last century in vintage photographs

Achille Samandji, a photographer of the Sultan's court, and Eugène Dalleggio, accompany readers on a penetrating, sensitive, and multifaceted tour of the city over the years 1898 to 1935.
Edited by: Costas M. Stamatopoulos
2009, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 508pp., 571ill.
ISBN: 9788842216001
€ 160,00

Italy in the Renaissance

The splendour of majolica

Italian majolica. A mirror to the world of the Renaissance

Italian Renaissance majolica is perhaps the one form of art that most completely and with the brightest colours reflects the world in which the women and men of the Renaissance lived.
Edited by: Timothy Wilson, Cristina Maritano
2019, Paperback, 288pp., 150ill.
ISBN: 9788842224877
€ 60,00
Nature photography is an aesthetic and spiritual experience

Love of nature is the reason for infinite explorations and discoveries. Hours of quiet and solitary activity, total immersion into natural environments, the same passion for modern art induces the photographer to create images that are highly graphic, legible abstractions as well as works that are informal, though always identifiable.
Author: Vittorio Pigazzini
2014, Paperback, 180pp., 149ill.
ISBN: 9788842222941
€ 28,00

Constantinople

through the lens of Achilles Samandji and Eugene Dalleggio

The fabulous Constantinople of the last century in vintage photographs

Achille Samandji, a photographer of the Sultan's court, and Eugène Dalleggio, accompany readers on a penetrating, sensitive, and multifaceted tour of the city over the years 1898 to 1935. Both photographers, albeit devoted servants of the Byzantine myth of the city, saw Constantinople as the mother of all its different peoples rather than as a symbol of nationalism.
Edited by: Costas M. Stamatopoulos
2009, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 508pp., 571ill.
ISBN: 9788842216025
€ 160,00