Gego: Autobiography of a Line

Gego: Autobiography of a Line
Library Shelf Location 18.GEGO
Publication Date 2015

In the intricate wire sculptures of the German-born Venezuelan artist Gego (1912-94), lines are given new dimension, describing architectural space and engaging with the human body. Gego: Autobiography of a Line gathers key works from the artist's oeuvre, from her famed entropic sculpture of the '70s to the works on paper created at the end of her long career.
This fully illustrated publication is among the first to position Gego's work in a global context, and features texts by curator Chus Martinez, head of the Institute of Art of the FHNW Academy of Arts and Design in Basel, Switzerland; art historian Kaira Cabanas; and Gego's grandson, Daniel Crespin; as well as previously unpublished archival material. The book also includes "GEGO," a new poem by poet, artist and composer Anne Tardos, performing a linguistic intervention in Gego's work.

ISBN 9780986060649
Quantity 1
Pages 168p; 22.1 x 2 x 33.5 cm
Authors Jesus Fuenmayor, Sandra Antelo-Suarez
Format Stiffened card cover
Publisher Dominique Levy Gallery, London
Related Artist Gego (Gertrude Goldschmidt)
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Sculpture, Drawing
Artist's Nationality Venezualan
Language English

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