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  1. says:

    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 Gaudi lived the life of a fervent

  2. says:

    I bought this in Barcelona in 2005 and it’s sat on my shelf ever since waiting for the right time to be read This summe

  3. says:

    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 u

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    If you intend to read Gaudi A Biography by Gijs van Hensbergenthis book be sure to obtain a copy ofGaudi by Pere Vivas Photographer pu

  5. says:

    Fantastic to learn about the human behind the architecture Reading this was a task though Full of Catalan history and words which are difficult to process Fascinating story about the architect Antoni Gaudi

  6. says:

    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’

  7. says:

    This is a review of the two perfect books to read before you travel to Barcelona to see Gaudi Antonio Gaudi Master Architect by Juan Bassegoda Nonell Gaudi A Biography by Gijs van HensbergenI approached both books with two uestions in mind 1 What about Gaudi's work could have drawn the love and admiration of the Japanese in the way it seems to do At first glance the two traditions seem to have little in comm

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    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 flow Like the famous trencadís Modernist style that Gaudí fashioned this book is really a collection of several pieces that abut and sometimes complement each other a survey of Catalan culture and history t

  9. says:

    This biography sets out not to be a hagiography of the great Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí Towards the end it does become a bit hagiographic waxing elouent on Sagrada Família’s expressive spirituality and framing Gaudí’s death almost as a near martyrdom Otherwise Hensbergen does a fabulous job tracing Gaudí’s life from it humble be

  10. says:

    i don’t usually like biographies apparently not enough biogs are about remarkable surrealist visions railing against city councils when they f up your elephant foot column eating lettuce dipped in milk with ha

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Gaudi A Biography

Trato único del hombre desde los años de infancia y formación hasta el artista devoto consagrado a su obra; del aruitecto total con un análisis de su estil. Fantastic to learn about the human behind the architecture Reading this was a task though Full of Catalan history and words which are difficult to process Fascinating story about the architect Antoni Gaudi

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Han tenido ue transcurrir muchos años para ue las palabras de Pla perdieran finalmente vigencia Gijs van Hensbergen ha sabido componer en estas páginas un re. I bought this in Barcelona in 2005 and it s sat on my shelf ever since waiting for the right time to be read This summer s family holiday to Barcelona and Girona felt the right time It was a dry read and very factual by circumstances a lot of Gaudi s own writings have been lost It gallops through his life detailing his birth school years and professional life in perfunctory detail and introduced me to some of his works I was unfamiliar with but in terms of understanding the man identifying his inspirations and sources it was sadly lacking Would I recommend it No Read a brief online biog then go see his works

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O y sus edificios; y también del contexto social e histórico y todas cuantas circunstancias habían de marcar la trayectoria de uno de los genios del siglo X. 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 flow Like the famous trencad s Modernist style that Gaud fashioned this book is really a collection of several pieces that abut and sometimes complement each other a survey of Catalan culture and history the best part in my opinion conceptualizations of Modernist and Catalanist architecture very difficult for me because I am not familiar with architectural terminology and the author did not make effective use of pictures to complement the work he was describing and a biography of Gaud segments interspersed throughout the book The author admits that there is scant primary material to work from and the hermit like lifestyle that Gaud led makes it difficult to delve into his personal history For me the most diff

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Gaudi A Biography
  • Gijs van Hensbergen
  • Spanish
  • 12 October 2018
  • 9788497930109