Arte contemporanea

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Hot Days

Oscar Tusquets

The artist and the model

Mario Vargas Llosa writes in the introductory essay: “Eroticism, which at various times throughout Western history inflamed painting and literature [...], has these days almost disappeared, the victim of banality and its use in commerce and advertising, which has stripped it of its once disturbing and rebellious nature.
2015, Cartonato, pp.
ISBN: 9788842223788
€ 250,00

Francesco Vaccarone

Catalogue Raisonné (1958-2015)

50 years of polymorphous creativity

Vaccarone's life is marked by the contrast between an inexhaustible vocation and participation in human affairs, two intersecting planes over fifty years of activity. On one hand, there is the sensitivity towards the social and political spheres, works created inside his participation in the political upheavals of the Sixties.
Edited by: Valerio Dehò
2015, Cartonato, 248pp., 685ill.
ISBN: 9788842223863
€ 90,00
The “forest of symbols” of an indefatigable polymorphous researcher

The art critic Giorgio Verzotti writes, “Chiara Dynys has adopted the most diverse expressive tools in an experimental research that is not an end in itself but aimed, at what the work of art intends to convey.
Edited by: Peter Weiermair
2015, Cartonato, 328pp., 191ill.
ISBN: 9788842223825
€ 50,00
The most famous pamphlet by Jean Clair against contemporary art

Galleries teem with diverse objects that have nothing of art except the places that exhibit them and the words of the commentators.
Author: Jean Clair
2015, Paperback, 128pp., 8ill.
ISBN: 9788842203520
€ 16,00

Beyond the silence

Marco Ramasso

The amazing view of nature of a hyperrealist painter

Gazing at Marco Ramasso's paintings takes us deeply into contact with nature: we understand it, love it, possess it. His eye investigates animals, landscapes, plants and flowers that he transfers onto the canvas with meticulous sensitivity and love for each and every detail.
Edited by: Elisabetta Tolosano
2014, Paperback, 48pp., 33ill.
ISBN: 9788842223504
€ 20,00

De Dominicis

Writings on the works and reflections of the artist

De Dominicis: the essential monograph expanded with new documents

The reference work on a brilliant, charismatic, and mysterious artist. Forty essays, half of them unpublished, by authors including Jean-Christophe Ammann, Renato Barilli, Achille Bonito Oliva, Norman Bryson, Daniel Buren, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Creighton Gilbert, Anselm Kiefer, Joseph Kosuth, Jannis Kounellis
Edited by: Gabriele Guercio
2014, Paperback, 372pp., 24ill.
ISBN: 9788842222644
€ 18,00

This is now

A Geographical Guide to Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art

Looking at contemporary art with the eyes of a child

“[…] fortunately for the reader, Giorgio Guglielmino brings with him no international preconceptions. It is interesting that he also writes children's stories because he looks with the eyes of a child...
Author: Giorgio Guglielmino
2013, Paperback, 180pp., 68ill.
ISBN: 9788842222651
€ 20,00

Under the Banner of Image

From Sassu to Ortega

A gallery owner's life becomes a museum

Collecting works by contemporary painters and sculptors, Alfredo Paglione has spent an enviable life immersed in the artistic activity of Milan along with his wife Teresita.
Edited by: Alfredo Paglione, Elena Pontiggia
2012, Paperback, 256pp., 255ill.
ISBN: 9788842221197
€ 38,00

Braco Dimitrijevic

Between the Louvre and the Zoo

Between animals and works of art

Animals have always dominated the work of Braco Dimitrijevic. In addition to exhibiting in galleries and museums, Dimitrijevic, a pioneer of art in public places, appropriates the urban space as the preferred site for his artistic activity.
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 284pp., 208ill.
ISBN: 9788842221715
€ 50,00


Known and Unknown Heroes. From the Risorgimento, the Future

The heroes of Daniele Fissore

Daniele Fissore's "Eroi" pictorial cycle was born in 1985, inspired by the men who made the Unification of Italy. It consists of portraits that interpret and revisit in contemporary mode the sculptural monuments dedicated to the protagonists of the Risorgimento. Fissore decontextualises the sculptures in such a way that they could belong to any city in Italy.
Author: Daniele Fissore
Edited by: Maria Angela Carra Linguerri
2011, Paperback, 104pp., 69ill.
ISBN: 9788842220350
€ 30,00

Works of Pistoletto

Conversation with the artist

Pistoletto in the mirror

“Alice sits drowsily in an armchair in the parlour and wonders what might be on the other side of the looking-glass. Suddenly, she is able to pass through and find an answer to her question”.
Edited by: Massimo Melotti
2011, Paperback, 88pp., 70ill.
ISBN: 9788842219637
€ 14,00
The manual of conversation on contemporary art with the deaf

A genuine dictionary in Sign Language to make the particular lexicon of contemporary art accessible to the world of the hearing-impaired, thanks to the combination of eighty terms and eighty famous works of art that exemplify the signs specially created and tested by a team of hearing-impaired persons and experts.
Edited by: A cura del Dipartimento Educazione del Castello di Rivoli e dell'Istituto dei Sordi di Torino
2010, Paperback, 208pp., 162ill.
ISBN: 9788842218418
€ 30,00