Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Lanzarote (Opus 16) by Cesar ManriqueFundacion Cesar Manrique, Lanzarote (Opus 16) by Cesar Manrique

Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Lanzarote (Opus 16)

byCesar Manrique

Hardcover | June 26, 1996

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The main architectural work of the famous Spanish artist.
Title:Fundacion Cesar Manrique, Lanzarote (Opus 16)Format:HardcoverDimensions:60 pages, 12.34 × 11.16 × 0.46 inPublished:June 26, 1996Publisher:Edition Axel Menges

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ISBN - 10:3930698161

ISBN - 13:9783930698165

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The island of Lanzarote has become one of the favourite tourism destinations in the Canary Islands over the last few decades. However, our interest is more one of artistic than of touristic discovery, and this would be virtually unthinkable without the work of an artist who fell in love with this wonderful paradise. We refer to Cesar Manrique (1919-1992), who was able to see and reveal to us the unique beauties arising out of the happy marriage of the four elements believed by the Greeks to form the whole of creation: air, earth, fire and water.In fact, after returning to his island in 1968 after a period spent in New York, Manrique dedicated himself passionately to realizing his utopia, to renew Lanzarote out of his own sources. Among Manriques best known works on rote are the Casa Museo del Campesino, the Jameos del Agua, the Mirador del Rio, the Cactus Garden and his own house in the Taro de Tahiche.Manrique's house in Taro de Tahiche, which nowadays houses the Cesar Manrique Foundation, can be considered as a >>work in progress>a fine home for living>pasticheSimon Marchan Fiz is Professor of Aesthetics in Madrid. Like Marchan Fiz Pedro Martinez de Albornoz lives in Madrid. The photographs shown in this book are the best photographic interpretation of one of Manrique's work up t