Juliao Sarmento: Works, 1981-1996

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Juliao Sarmento is regarded as perhaps Portugal's most important living artist. He has worked in a variety of disciplines, and described his film and photography works of the 1970s as "journeys around the human body". This comment could apply equally well to the works presented in this book the artist's paintings and drawings of the eighties and nineties. These stark, elliptical, yet profoundly moving images are sometimes composed on packing paper, and though they retain figurative elements and a painterly, ...
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1997 Hardcover New 3893229418. Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened--Corresponds to ISBN: 3893229418. Text in German and English. 228 pp. With 73 ills. (64 col. ) 29 ... x 24 cm.; 0.98 x 11.26 x 9.36 Inches. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Juliao Sarmento is regarded as perhaps Portugal's most important living artist. He has worked in a variety of disciplines, and described his film and photography works of the 1970s as "journeys around the human body". This comment could apply equally well to the works presented in this book the artist's paintings and drawings of the eighties and nineties. These stark, elliptical, yet profoundly moving images are sometimes composed on packing paper, and though they retain figurative elements and a painterly, neo-expressionistic veneer, they border on abstraction. This important monograph features major essays on Sarmento's entire oeuvre, and lush reproductions.
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  • ISBN-13: 9783893229413
  • Publisher: Edition Cantz
  • Publication date: 7/2/1998
  • Edition description: BILINGUAL
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 9.36 (w) x 11.26 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Juliao Sarmento was born in 1948 in Lisboa, Portugal.~Sarmento has exhibited extensively over the years throughout Europe and America, with recent solo exhibitions at the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid; FundaA o Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. In 1997 he represented Portugal, where he continues to live and work, in the Venice Biennale.

Nancy Spector is Chief Curator at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, and U.S. Commissioner to the 2007 Venice Biennale.

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