Narcissus Quagliata: Painting with Light


Glossy, sewn wraps, 24 by 31.4 cm, 116 [1] pp., heavily illus. in color with one fold-out plate. Good with light cover and edge wear, light yellowing around the edges of the leaves, and the lower corner of the rear endpaper torn off (measures approx. 4 cm along the bottom and 5 cm on the fore edge). Original $60 price label on the back cover. Text is in English, Italian, and Spanish. Narcissus Quagliata studied painting in Rome with Giorgio de Chirico in the style of Pittura Metafisica . He emigrated to San Francisco at the age of 19, where he studied painting and graphic design at Richard Diebenkorn's Art Institute and completed his studies in 1968 with a masters in painting. Not long after he began to specialize in glass, and has since exhibited works in the US, Mexico, Europe and Asia. His work is in private and public collections. Since the 1980s, more projects have been created in public spaces. The dimensions of the works range from smaller sculptures to the largest illuminated glass ceiling with a diameter of 30 meters; the Dome of Light in the Station Formosa Boulevard of the subway of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. This well-illustrated Museo Franz Mayer exhibition catalog features much of his glass work, from early designs to well-known pieces. (os)

Title: Narcissus Quagliata: Painting with Light

Author Name: Borrell, Héctor Rivero, introduction; Kenneth P. Trapp and Rosa Barovier Mentasti, essays

Categories: Art,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: Rome, Il Cigno Galileo Galilei: 1996

ISBN Number: 8878310409

ISBN Number 13: 9788878310407

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good +

Seller ID: 2619

Keywords: Stained Glass