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The memoirs of Emilio Pettoruti ( La Plata 1892-Paris 1971) "A painter before the Mirror" was published a few years before the painters death. Not only do we witness the vicissitudes of his struggle in order to impose his works, but we also find key aspects of his aesthetic convictions. His ties with Futurism and Cubism, his appreciation of color and light, in short a conception of art that led him to evolve towards an original abstraction, as his last paintings so well demonstrate. His essential concepts about art and life are highlighted by an existence defined by his beliefs and passions". (extract of Fermn Fevre's foreword) In the artist-author own words: Art possesses a unique dimension, the one of infinity. That is its mystery, something marvelously indefinite and undefined which lies beyond science, our comprehension and our intellectual and physical truth. If I reach that point, my being, my strength, my faculties and my intellectual capacity will finally consider it sufficient.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jul 7, 2006
ISBN 9871136536 ISBN13 9789871136537
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More About Emilio Pettoruti
Emilio Pettoruti was born in 1892 and died in 1971.