Dorfles, Gillo & Lisa Hockemeyer
Title THE HOCKEMEYER COLLECTION - 20TH CENTURY ITALIAN CERAMIC ART
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Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Germany Hirmer Verlag 2009
3777422711 / 9783777422718
Seller ID 3663
Preface; The Hockemeyer Collection by Gillo Dorfles; A Kind of Renaissance by Lisa Hockemeyer; Colour Plates; Artists' Biographies; Appendix/Bibliographies; Acknowledgments/Contributors; Imprint/Photo Credits. ; 60 Color plates, 80 color illust; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 240 pp; The Hockemeyer Collection, which has been growing strongly for over 25 years, presents new especially selected works of 20th Century Italian ceramics. This volume documents the overflowing wealth of ideas, shapes, and decorative techniques used by 23 of the greatest artists of Italy between the late 1920's and the mid-80's, with which they show their affinity for the material and provide endless possibilities of expression. All pieces are individually commented on and pictured in the book using exquisite large-format photographs. English, German and Italian text. Exhibition held at Estorick Collection of Italian Art, London (Sept.29th - Dec.20th 2009).