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Van Gogh segreto Il motivo e le ragioni (Copertina rigida a colori) By Antonino Saggio
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"Van Gogh Segreto" presenta una interpretazione inusuale che ci accompagna nello scrutare ogni dettaglio di alcuni quadri emblematici non solo per meglio comprendere i motivi tecnici... More > dell'arte, ma soprattutto per capire le ragioni del tragico destino del pittore. L'interpretazione è unitaria e possiamo così sintetizzarla: i quadri di van Gogh ci parlano più di qualsiasi spiegazione verbale, ci dicono che le cose (la bibbia, gli oggetti, i fiori) sono per lui persone e, reciprocamente che noi siamo le nostre cose. Con insospettabile rigore filologico, una cronologia puntuale, la ragionata bibliografia il libro ci apparirà convincente anche nella soluzione dell'inedita ricostruzione del famoso episodio dell'orecchio mutilato, e del legame tra van Gogh e una giovane ragazza di Arles, Rachel.< Less
Hard cover A Secret van Gogh. His Motif and Motives By Antonino Saggio
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This book investigates a complex layer of mysteries and clues concealed in van Gogh's paintings and biography. New points of view on the painter’s life are introduced and a foundation is laid... More > for the interpretation of the iconography within his work. The book deduces from the painter’s biography: a previously unexplored interpretation of the final argument with Gauguin; the critical role played by Rachel, la «jeune fille» d’Arles working in rue des Récollets, in the final years of the painter’s life; Theo’s role in quelling the scandal of the December 23rd ear amputation and Gauguin’s ensuing arrest; The author underscores his thesis though a series of details in van Gogh’s works, the painter’s own letters, and by re-visiting well known events in his life. This juxtaposing of biographical facts with the psychological origins of the works posits an exciting new thesis in "A Secret of Van Gogh: His Motif and Motives" that will be of great interest to a wide audience of readers.< Less
Louis Sauer The Architect of Low-rise High-density Housing (color version) By Antonino Saggio
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... As one walks the streets of the Philadelphia, Sauer’s buildings stand out for the masterly way he calibrates architectural composition and the varied playfulness of his solutions which,... More > through a complex body of intuitively defined rules, one will find the very essence of Sauer’s field of action where he interprets the reality of the setting and its surroundings. This book, then, is an enjoyable, lively read, because it proposes a profoundly democratic architecture that opens individuals’ minds, leaves room to the end-user’s aesthetic sensibility and presupposes a curious, imagining heart... 
 
From the Preface by P. C. Pignatelli L. Sauer, born 1928, FAIA, Hon FRAIA, is an architect, professor and design theorist. Extensive projects have been built in the U.S.A. and Canada where his work is an example of planning and design originality. A. Saggio (1955) teaches Architecture at «Sapienza» University (Rome). He is the founder of the book series "The IT Revolution in Architecture".< Less
Louis Sauer The Architect of Low-rise High-density Housing By Antonino Saggio
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... As one walks the streets of the Philadelphia, Sauer’s buildings stand out for the masterly way he calibrates architectural composition and the varied playfulness of his solutions which,... More > through a complex body of intuitively defined rules, one will find the very essence of Sauer’s field of action where he interprets the reality of the setting and its surroundings. This book, then, is an enjoyable, lively read, because it proposes a profoundly democratic architecture that opens individuals’ minds, leaves room to the end-user’s aesthetic sensibility and presupposes a curious, imagining heart... 
 
From the Preface by P. C. Pignatelli L. Sauer, born 1928, FAIA, Hon FRAIA, is an architect, professor and design theorist. Extensive projects have been built in the U.S.A. and Canada where his work is an example of planning and design originality. A. Saggio (1955) teaches Architecture at «Sapienza» University (Rome). He is the founder of the book series "The IT Revolution in Architecture".< Less