Rio de Janeiro: Aprazível Edições; Museu de Arte do Rio-MAR, 2013. color, duotone & b/w plates, ports., cat., facs., bios., color pict. fldg. wrps. OCLC: 859004894. Item #102497
MAJOR descriptive catalogue on the Boghici Art Collection and the inaugural catalogue issued by the Rio Art Museum that opened in the spring of 2013. Over six decades in an apartment in Copacabana, art gallery owners Geneviève and Jean Boghici (b. Romania 1928, lives in Brazil since 1940) assembled an art collection that today is considered one of the most notable in Brazil with paintings and sculptures by noted national and international artists. The present catalogue comprises over 150 works including art creations by Tarsila do Amaral, Amedeo Modigliani, Auguste Rodin, Victor Vasarely, Tunga, Joaquin Torres Garcia, Wesley Duke Lee, Alexander Calder, Jorge Camacho, Amilcar de Castro, Antonio Dias and many more organized in this edition by style, origin and time period. "However some of the works - such as "Samba" by Di Cavalcanti and "Floresta Tropical" by Guignard - were lost during the sinister fire that occurred on the collector's residence in 2012. Others are still in the process of restoration. As they had been previously photographed, this book is an historical record of paramount importance to the history of Brazilian art" (Our translation) -Verso Tile Page. "A maioria das obras de arte constantes deste catálogo integra a exposição "O Colecionador", Arte Brasileira e Internacional na Coleção Boghici, exposição inaugural do Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR." --Verso Title Page. Contents: Co-le-ci-o-na-dor / Leonel Kaz e Nigge Loddi -- Sorte. Acaso. Desdejo / Texto de Cristina Chacel -- Vissi D'Arte... / Textos de Luciano Migliaccio -- Modernismo -- Abstração informal -- Pintura Russa -- Surrealismo -- Abstração construtivo -- Nova Figuração -- Pintura Chinesa -- Século XIX -- Arte espontânea. ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE TEXT.