Item description for Visions: Galleria Valentina Moncada: The First Decade by Gillian Wearing, Ian Davenport, Tony Cragg, Mona Hatoum, Valentina Moncada, Costantino D'Orazio & Ludovico Pratesi...
As a child, Valentina Moncada, daughter of an art-loving fashion photographer, spent much of her play time observing photo shoots with some of the world's most famous models. She played with Cy Twombly, Oliviero Toscani, and Verushka, frequent guests at her father's studio. Marked by emotions experienced at age 15 in front of Pop and Minimalist masterpieces hung at the National Gallery in Washington, Moncada understood it was the art world to which she belonged, which led her to found the contemporary art gallery which bears her name. This book documents the first decade of her courageous, enthusiastic adventure among the international avant-garde. Essays by Ludovico Pratesi, Valentina Moncada, Cristiana Perrella, Costantino D'Orazio. Artists include: Larry Clark, Tony Cragg, Nan Goldin, Andy Goldsworth, Mona Hatoum, Anish Kapoor, Karen Kilimnik, Yayoi Kusama, Gillian Wearing, Rachel Whiteread, Chen Zhen.
9.5 x 11.75 in. 39 color, 84 b/w illustrations English/Italian
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.76" Width: 10" Height: 0.8" Weight: 2.85 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2002
ISBN 8881583372 ISBN13 9788881583379
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More About Gillian Wearing, Ian Davenport, Tony Cragg, Mona Hatoum, Valentina Moncada, Costantino D'Orazio & Ludovico Pratesi
Wearing is among the best-known and most international of the most recent generation of British artists.