A deluxe monograph on the pioneering modernist Joaquin Torres-Garcia (1874-1949), founder of the avant-garde group Circle and Square (Arp, Kandinsky, Leger, Mondrian) and influential to other modernists such as his student, Joan Miro.
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Tomas Llorens is the Director and Head Curator at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, and instructor in the Department of Art History and Architecture at the University of Gerona. Previously, he served as Director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, which houses Picasso's Guernica, and the Instituto Valenclano de Arte Moderno in Valencia. Llorens has authored, co-authored and edited numerous books including: Miguel Angel (1994), Guide to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (1993), Spain: Artistic Vanguard and Social Reality (1977), and Meaning and Behaviour in the Built Environment (1975).
Frederic Tuten is an American novelist, short story writer and essayist. He has written five novels -The Adventures of Mao on the Long March (1971), Tallien: A Brief Romance (1988), Tintin in the New World: A Romance (1993), Van Gogh's Bad Cafe (1997), and The Green Hour (2002) – as well as one book of inter-related short stories, Self-Portraits: Fictions (2010), and essays, many of the latter being about contemporary art. Tuten spent 15 years heading the graduate program in creative writing at the City College of New York, which he co-founded. In 1973, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Writing and in 2001 was given the Award for Distinguished Writing from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.