Antoni Tàpies, Complete Writings, Volume II (Hardcover)
Indiana University Press, 9780253355034, 745pp.
Publication Date: November 3, 2011
In this insightful collection, one of Spain's most influential artists, Antoni T pies, reflects on art, life, and politics. A companion to A Personal Memoir (2010), this volume includes essays published in Catalan in six separate books between 1970 and 1999 (The Practice of Art, Art against Aesthetic, Reality as Art, For a Modern and Progressive Art, The Value of Art, Art and Its Places) together with previously uncollected articles, lectures, and other texts. In these essays T pies reflects on the social role of art and the artist, discusses the influences on his art, and describes his political and artistic views.