El Greco of Toledo by Fernando Marías

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•Published to commemorate the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death and destined to become the dominant text on the artist

The Greek of Toledo is the catalog that will accompany the exhibition to be shown at the Museo de Santa Cruz in Toledo, Spain from March to June 2014, to mark the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death.

In addition to the works in the exhibition, this catalog also includes a comprehensive selection of masterpieces by the artist that will allow for greater knowledge and understanding of his oeuvre. With essays by Fernando Marías, Nicos Hadjinicolau, Richard L. Kagan and Joaquin Bérchez, this book will become the key reference on the artist.
 

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Published June 30, 2014 by Ediciones El Viso America. 320 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography.

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The New York Review of Books

In the midst of the funnel-like cloud formation that dominates the center of the painting, the count’s tiny pale soul moves upward toward an assembly of holy figures: Christ, the Virgin, and a company of saints, all of them as diaphanously unreal as the figures below seem to be made of solid fles...

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