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El Greco: Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1541-1614

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Cretan-born painter Domenicos Theotocopoulos, better known by his Spanish nickname, El Greco (c.1545-1614), studied under Titian in Venice before settling down in Toldeo. Commissioned by the church and local nobility, El Greco produced dramatic paintings marked by distorted figures and vibrant color contrasted with subtle grays. Though his work was appreciated by his conte ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 2nd 2004 by Taschen (first published 2004)
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Alina Manevskaya
Oct 14, 2012 Alina Manevskaya rated it it was amazing
A small, but very good introduction into the art of El Greco. The book explain the basic concepts, relating to his art and creativity.
Natira
Dec 20, 2014 Natira rated it it was amazing
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faszinierend!
Ich habe eine aktuelle Ausgabe aus 2014 im coffee-table-format auf deutsch (cover: El Grecos Porträt eines Kardinals mit Brille) gelesen. Der Autor führt in das Leben und Schaffen dieses Künstlers ein und präsentiert eine umfangreiche Werkauswahl. Die Qualität des Bandes für 9,99 ist großartig.
Was den Künstler (er hat 1541 bis 1614 gelebt und lange in Spanien (Kirche) gearbeitet) angeht: Er wirkt in seinen späteren Werken auf mich sehr modern und seine Gemälde strahlen Energie aus.
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Andres
Dec 01, 2014 Andres rated it liked it
La colección de obras mostradas estuvo bastante bien, y la información que provee sobre ellas también es buena. El estilo del Greco me gusta bastante, así que el libro visualmente impacta. Los datos históricos los cuentan de una manera amena, y uno se hace una idea clara de los datos generales y las carácteristicas de estilo del pintor, así como de sus motivaciones y contexto social. Como libro de iniciación estuvo bastante bien, para alguien como yo, que busca saber más acerca de la historia pe ...more
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One of the greatest classical painters; El Greco had a style and Spirit of his own and par excellance was the firt artist to be a true force of individuality, in possession of an aesthetics which goes beyond mere theory of art but merges in with philosophy and the symbolism of reality.
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Recommends it for: Art enthusiasts for El Greco
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A very well-presented publication on the artistic life of El Greco.
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