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IMAGINAIRE DES RUINES: HOMMAGE A PIRANESE (The Imaginative World of Ruins: An Homage to Piranesi). Dominique Fernandez et al. Base sous-marine, Bordeaux, 2008. Published 2009. Organized in association with Musee de Gajac, Villeneuve-sur-Lot. Published by Actes Sud, Arles. 174 pp. with 141 ills. 29 x 23 cm. ISBN 9782742782895 In French.
Examines both historical and contemporary representations of Classical ruins through a juxtaposition of works from the renowned Carceri print series in which Govanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) depicted imaginary ruins of ancient prisons with recent images of Roman sites by Paris-based photographer Ferrante Ferranti (b. 1960) and pieces by French sculptor Patrice Alexander (b. 1951).
Artist(s):Piranesi, Giovanni Battista; Ferranti, Ferrante; Fernandez, Dominique; Alexandre, Patrice
Indexing: Western, Europe — France, Italy — Several Periods — Graphic Arts (Prints), Photography
Plans: 75,69,42
Worldwide Number: 073163
Hardcover $69.95    

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