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- DescriptionThis is an overview and insight into the unique collection of the Norwegian art collector Erling Neby. Erling Neby is the owner of one of the most important and precious private collections of constructivist and concrete art in Europe, and even worldwide. Over a period of thirty years, Neby has been building up a collection which is today unequalled in the Nordic countries and is of international standards and fame. Thanks to more than 200 color plates by such artists as Josef Albers, Olle Baertling, Jean Dewasne, Emilio Gilioli, Jan Groth, Arne Malmedal, Aurelie Nemours, Lars G. Nordstrom, Jesus Rafael Soto, Victor Vasarely, and Thornton Willis, the book gives an inspiring insight into the international constructivist art from the 1940s till today.
- Author BiographySince 2004, John Peter Nilsson is curator at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. He was editor-in-chief between 1999 - 2002 for Nu: The Nordic Art Review, and between 1996 - 1999 for Siksi, The Nordic Art Review. Beside beeing a freelance art critic for the Swedish daily Aftonbladet between 1986 - 2004, Mr. Nilsson also organised several exhibitions as an independent curator, among others he was curator for The Nordic Pavilion at The Venice Biennale 1999. At Moderna Museet he is in charge of the prgrammes and he has also been curating, among others, the Swedish quadrennial The Moderna Exhibition 2006 (2006); Olle Baertling - A Modern Classic (2007); Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli (2009). Karin Hellandsjo, has her Master in art history from the University of Oslo. She worked as curator at the Henie Onstad Art Centre for almost two decades, during the 1970's and 80's, before joining the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo as their chief curator from 1988 till 2005. In March 2005 she came back to the Henie Onstad Art Centre as director. Hellandsjo has since the start of her career been involved in national and international museum work and collaboration, and has curated many major national and international exhibitions throughout the years. She is also a notable scholar on modern art, a lecturer and an active writer.
- Author(s)Karin Hellandsjo
- Date of Publication19/09/2011
- SubjectFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationMilan
- Country of PublicationItaly
- Content Note270 illustrations, 260 in colour
- Weight1550 g
- Width249 mm
- Height287 mm
- Spine23 mm
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