Building on a Construct: The Adolpho Leirner Collection of Brazilian Constructive Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston, Texas: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2009. Hardcover. Color illus. paper over boards. 394 pp. Profusely illustrated in color. VG (Some light scuffing to boards.). Item #146913
ISBN: 9780300146981

Published to commemorate a two-day symposium titled "Concretismo and Neoconcretismo: Fifty Years Later," which was organized by the International Center for the Arts of the Americas. Also accompanied an exhibition of select works from this collection, held at Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich, Switzerland. Includes a preface by Adolpho Leirner himself, as well as many essays by various authors, divided into the following topics: Samson Flexor and Atelier Abstracao, The Graphic Arts, grupo ruptura/Arte Concreto, Grupo Frente, Neo-Concretos, and The Independents. Wonderfully illustrated. Heavy.

Price: $60.00