Emilio Vedova
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Emilio Vedova

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This is the sculptural journey of a 20th-century master whose career began in Venice in the mid-1930s. Emilio Vedova's artistic career began in Venice in the mid-1930s. He immediately felt the deep allure of grand Venetian painting and sculpture and, guided by the restless agitation and dynamic mobility of the baroque, was soon plunged into total and extreme three-dimensional involvement. "The Emilio Vedova Scultore" work originates precisely from his feeling of being a living and breathing part of the beloved spaces he encountered along his way, inexhaustible sources of stimuli and incitement, which he transformed into volumetric works of sculpture, architecture, opera and theatre.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 246 x 286 x 26mm | 1,719.11g
  • SKIRA
  • Milan, Italy
  • English, Italian
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 287 colour illustrations
  • 8857206963
  • 9788857206967
  • 1,628,255

About Germano Celant

Germano Celant has been Director of the Prada Foundation (Milan) since 1995, and Curator of the Aldo Rossi Foundation (Milan) since 2007. In 2008 he was appointed Curator of the Emilio and Annabianca Vedova Foundation (Venice), and in 2009 became head of Art and Architecture at the Triennale di Milano. From 1989 to 2008 he was Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Internationally known for his writings on Arte Povera, in 1987 he received the Frank Jewett Mather Award, the most prestigious American prize for art criticism. In 1997 he curated the XLVII Biennale di Venezia. He served as artistic supervisor for -Genoa - European Culture Capital 2004-, curating for that occasion the exhibition -Arti&Architettura, 1900-2000-. He has been a contributing editor at Artforum since 1977 and at Interview since 1991 (both in New York); since October 1999 he has collaborated with the Italian weekly L'Espresso (Rome).show more

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