Art Adventures: Morandi’s Sublime Objects
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I love the work of Giorgio Morandi.
The Modern Pier at The Armory Show last week provided the opportunity to once again to see and experience a number of his paintings, many outstanding prints and his wonderfully abstract drawings at the Galleria d’Arte Maggiore booth.
And at another booth were some spectacular photographs of Morandi’s objects that gave insight his work.
In his lifetime Giorgio Morandi (1890–1964) created over 1,300 paintings, 133 etchings and countless drawings – the majority of which were still lifes using the same collection of objects in the same setting. His work is known and coveted for its meditative simplicity, masterly execution and quietude…