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OP CARDENAS: SCULTURE, 1947-1997 (Cardenas: Sculptures, 1947-1997). Galleria del Credito Valtellinese "Refettorio delle Stelline," Milan, 1997. Published by Skira editore, Milan. 168 pp. (2 foldout) with 107 ills. (11 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 97-191645 ISBN 8881182459 Bilingual in Italian and French (one prefatory text in Italian only); two essays also in English.
Examines the achievements of black Cuban sculptor Agustin Cardenas (b. 1927) over the course of his career in Paris and Cuba, featuring illustrations of some 60 pieces in marble, bronze or wood. Four brief homages to the artist supplement an essay evaluating the influence of Surrealist and African aesthetics on his works, which range from abstracted totemic figures to sensual biomorphic forms bearing affinities to the sculptures of Arp and Moore.
Artist(s):Cardenas, Agustin
Indexing: Western, Latin America — Cuba — Post-1945 — Sculpture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 058062
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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