Metamorphosis of a Life Written by Pierparide Tedeschi
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Metamorphosis of a Life: Lucrezia De Domizio Durini: International Art, Culture and Society from the 70s to the Present

Written by Pierparide Tedeschi

  • May 1, 2018
  • Hardcover
  • Art - History - Contemporary (1945-)
  • Electa
  • 8-1/4 x 11-3/4
  • $60.00
  • $80.00
  • 978-88-918130-4-6

About This Book

This unusual and fascinating volume explores Italian and international cultural history from the 1970s to the present day. A progressive book for all lovers of contemporary and conceptual art.

A vivid, gripping narrative supported by photographs of great impact, this book takes the reader through the most innovative and groundbreaking events marking the last 50 years of Italian and international history, as seen through the work, life, and constantly evolving personality of Lucrezia De Domizio Durini, an unconventional protagonist of the artistic scenario.

Central to Lucrezia’s life were her relationships with important artists like Gino De Dominicis or Michelangelo Pistoletto and especially her friendship with the German artist Joseph Beuys. The narrative recalls key encounters with important critics and directors of prestigious museums, such as Thomas M. Messer of the Guggenheim Museum, providing highlights of many strategic moments of a changing and evolving society.

About the Author

Pierparide Tedeschi, journalist and editorial consultant, is the editor of L’Europeo. He has been the curator of several exhibitions of contemporary art, photography, and set design, and he also directed the film Beuys Frames, which was shown at the 2014 New York City Independent Film Festival.

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