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SAVINIO: GLI ANNI DI PARIGI -- DIPINTI, 1927-1932 (Savinio: The Paris Years -- Paintings, 1927-1932). Galleria dello Scudo and Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Palazzo Forti, Verona, 1990. Organized in association with Comune di Verona, Assessorato alla Cultura. Published by Electa, Milan. 378 pp. with 585 ills. (103 col., 4 foldout). 27 x 24 cm. ISBN 884353369X In Italian.
Offers extensive documentation of a key period in the career of Italian artist Alberto Savinio (1891-1952), an avant-garde writer and composer who began painting in 1927, quickly attaining a prominent position in French and Italian Surrealist circles. Featuring analyses and full-page reproductions of some 100 paintings (many accompanied by illustrations of preparatory or related works), the scholarly catalogue includes nine essays discussing the artist's Classical motifs (influenced by the work of his brother Giorgio de Chirico), the Metaphysical imagery of his landscapes and narrative compositions, and his literary and musical activities.
Artist(s):Savinio, Alberto
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1900-1945 — Painting
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023001
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