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Re: Giorgio Morandi

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Kit Eakle (
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 09:19:39 -0500 (EST)

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As others seem interested here is a message I sent to Mark on Morandi:

>>Hello fellow resources!
>>In 8th grade we are studying value and cross hatching and hatching. I have
>>a still life of forms painted white with a single light source. I have one
>>wonderful but small book plate of a Georgio Morandi still life. Does
>>anyone know of anything about Morandi or about any reproductions and/or
>>books about his work? Thanks in advance for your expected deluge of help!
>>Mark Alexander
>>1-8 art
>>Lee H. Kellogg School
>>Falls Village, CT 06031
>He is a wonderful artist. He was Italian and roughly of the same period as
>(perhaps a little later) all the early 20th century biggies (eg. Picasso,
>Matisse, Braque) 1890-1964. there is a bio at:
>and images at:
>As near as I can tell basically hung out in Bologne all his life and
>painted the bottles he is famous for. A lovely case of someone totally
>devoted to exploring his own little corner of the art world and letting
>the big revolutions pass him by. There are numerous books on his work. My
>dad is an art historian and had several around, but they may well be out
>of print.

Mr. J. Kit Eakle
Program Manager
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
Washington, DC 20566-0001
ph (202) 416-8874

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