Door Jo Farb Hernandez e.a.
|Rubriek||Algemeen Architectuur & Bouwkunde|
|Titel||A.G.Rizzoli. Architect of Magnificent Visions|
|Auteur||Hernandez, Jo Farb & Beardsley, John & Cardinal, Roger|
|Boektype||Gebonden hardcover met stofomslag|
|Jaar van uitgave||1997|
|Uitgeverij||Harry N. Abrams, new York|
|Samenvatting||He has been compared to Blake, Piranesi, and Escher, and his imaginative architectural drawings have been described as "the find of the century." Outwardly, he was a recluse who had few companions except for his mother and children in the neighborhood; inwardly, he was the creator of fantastic renderings, including an attempt late in life to transcribe a third testament of the Bible. He is A. G. Rizzoli (1896-1981), visionary artist extraordinaire. The discovery of Rizzoli's Beaux Arts-style drawings in San Francisco came in 1990, when they were brought to the attention of a keen-eyed dealer. Since that time, Rizzoli has acquired a fame that would astonish this shy, conflicted man. Essays about Rizzoli's life, analyses of his work and writings, and sources of his inspiration are presented in this first-ever survey by scholars John Beardsley, Roger Cardinal, and Jo Farb Hernandez. A. G. Rizzoli: Architect of Magnificent Visions brings together for the first time a dazzling array of works. In addition the book includes a chronology, glossary of terms (for the artist was an acrobatic linguist), and list of pseudonyms and self-referential titles. Today Rizzoli is regarded as one of the most astonishing visionary or outsider artists, with an avid following from California to New York. This book will accompany a major traveling exhibition in the U. S., organized by the San Diego Museum of Art.|
|Staat van het boek||Goed — Ex libris stamp on endpaper|
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