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Gaudi : A Biography
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"A soaring biography. . . meticulously researched, elegantly organized, fluidly, lucidly written." --Chicago Tribune

At the time of his death in 1926, Antonio Gaudi was arguably the most famous architect in the world. He had created some of the greatest and most controversial masterpieces of modern architecture that were as exotic as they were outrageous. But little is known about the shadowy figure behind the swirling, vivid buildings that inspired the Surrealists.

This masterful biography captures both the power and importance of Gaudi's work and the unique spirit of Catalan culture. In life and death, Gaudi lived by extravagant gestures and a creativity that bordered on madness. Today, he has become an icon of artistic integrity and genius.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780060935634
  • ISBN-10: 0060935634
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: November 2003
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.11 x 1.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.04 pounds
  • Page Count: 322

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