[PDF/EPUB] (Gaudi A Biography)


  • Paperback
  • 400
  • Gaudi A Biography
  • Gijs van Hensbergen
  • English
  • 13 July 2019
  • 9780060935634

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Gaudi A Biography Free read Ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub Read Gaudi A Biography At the time of his death in 1926 Antoni Gaudí was arguably the most famous architect in the world He had created some of the greatest and most controversial masterpieces of modern architecture which were as exotic as they were outra. You need to a have an understanding of architectural styles and possess a deep knowledge of Catholicism to really appreciate this biography I have neither so it was a tough read for me It did give me a broad feel for events leading up to the Spanish Civil War and insights into the man so overall it was a worthwhile read

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Gaudi A Biography

Gaudi A Biography Free read Ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub Read Gaudi A Biography Geous But little is known about the shadowy figure behind the swirling vivid buildings that inspired the SurrealistsThis masterful biography brings both man and architect powerfully to life against the changing backdrop of Barcelona. I ve toured many of his pieces The tours provided insight into the designs and their meaning This book was a historical account of Gaudi Barcelona Not much text about the process or the inspiration

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Gaudi A Biography Free read Ó E-book, or Kindle E-pub Read Gaudi A Biography And Catalonia Gijs van Hensbergen leads us through the design and construction of Gaudí’s most significant buildings revealing their innovation and complexity and demonstrating the growing relevance of Gaudí’s architecture toda. This biography sets out not to be a hagiography of the great Catalan architect Antoni Gaud Towards the end it does become a bit hagiographic waxing elouent on Sagrada Fam lia s expressive spirituality and framing Gaud s death almost as a near martyrdom Otherwise Hensbergen does a fabulous job tracing Gaud s life from it humble beginnings through to both its highs and lows I was particularly impressed with how Hensbergen portrays the great architect as a human person blessed with great gifts and talent and as one with its foibles and faults It deserves better illustrations and in colour however The black and white drawings in the text are wonderful and does a great job of the reader understanding how Gaud was seen and understood by his contemporaries


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    Read Gaudi A Biography Gijs van Hensbergen ✓ 9 characters [PDF/EPUB] (Gaudi A Biography) Van Hensbergen's ambitious biography of Antoni Gaudi attempts to contextualize the social religious and political atmosphere of Barcelona and Catalan to elucidate the personality and motivations of Gaudi and his art While informative the author's focus on the nationalistic and Catholic roots of Gaudi's designs does not go far enough in adeuately explaining the eclectic and fantastical elements of his work Ga

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    Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Gijs van Hensbergen [PDF/EPUB] (Gaudi A Biography) Gijs van Hensbergen ✓ 9 characters I’ve toured many of his pieces The tours provided insight into the designs and their meaning This book was a historical account of Gaudi’ Barcelona Not much text about the process or the inspiration

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    [PDF/EPUB] (Gaudi A Biography) This was a difficult read for me and I had to put it down for a while and read something else But I returned to it and slogged my way through it It was not until page 186 that I really got into it and was able to follow the narrative

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