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Gego's "Reticulárea," An Anthology of Critical Response

Organized by María Elena Huizi and Ester Crespín; Edited by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Melina Kervandjian

Gego (1912–1994) pioneered a new direction in art with her innovative sculptures of the 1960s and 1970s. Born in Germany as Gertrud Goldschmidt, she fled the Nazi regime and moved to Caracas, Venezuela, where she absorbed modernist trends but ultimately forged her own artistic path. Exploring the concept of the line, space, and time, she linked pieces of metal to create weblike geometric forms, which she called "drawings in space." These experiments culminated in Reticulárea, a massive netlike sculptural installation first presented at the Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, in 1969. This groundbreaking work had major repercussions in the art world and marked a turning point in Gego's career. Centered on the various iterations of thi...

2014   304 pp.  50 color + 40 b/w illus.    -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300166132  $75.00 tx

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Volume 1

Madame Cézanne

James Ensor
The Temptation of Saint Anthony

The Leonard A. Lauder Collection

Anarchy & Beauty
William Morris and His Legacy, 1860–1960

Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography
The David Raymond Collection in the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Generation Dada
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New Jersey as Non-Site
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The Houses of Louis Kahn
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Cats and Girls
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The Cubist Epoch
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Paul Strand circa 1916
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The Private Collection of Edgar Degas
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