Life and Work of Harry Bertoia: The Man, the Artist, the Visionary
brilliant mid-century modern artist, Harry Bertoia (19151978),
left a rich legacy of art and design, each with an intriguing history.
And yet, while just about everyone has seen the Diamond Chair, few
can identify Harry Bertoia as its designer. Even fewer recognize the
Bertoia sculptures and other monumental pieces at various public venues.
This important volume, illustrated with over 200 revealing photos,
allows easy identification and appreciation of Bertoias work.
Written with insights that only a daughter could offer, this impressive
book also reveals the complex man behind the fascinating art. Personal
letters and family anecdotes offer a deep look into the life and motivations
of this profound metal artist. Not only will readers get a peek at
the behind-the-scenes skirmishes involved in making art, but will
also gain insight into the philosophy as well as technical innovation
of this dynamic artist.
pages, Hardcover, 202 Color & 14 B&W Pictures, 8.5" x 11",
Order Number: CB2858..........$60.00