Big Objects Not Always Silent (2 vol.)
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Edited by Luca Lo Pinto
Texts by Andrew Ayers, Dafne Boggeri, Luca Lo Pinto, Stephen Piccolo, Lodovico Pignatti Morano, Barbara Radice.
Graphic design: Tank Boys.
published in January 2017
21 x 29,7 cm (softcover)
260 pages (170 color & 20 b/w ill.)
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This two-volume publication consists of an artist's book by Nathalie Du Pasquier with drawings, photographs, and reproductions of her paintings and a publication with photographic portraits of her works from the past decades by Delfino Sisto Legnani.
Nathalie du Pasquier was one of the founding members of Memphis, the groundbreaking Milanese design and architecture collective. During her time with the group she designed patterns for textiles and carpets as well as objects and furniture. Since 1987, however, her main focus and passion has been painting. The title of this publication describes the main focus of her work: the still life. Her distinct influences are visible here: travels to Africa
, the ornamentation of the Wiener Werkstätte, the art of Le Corbusier
and Amédée Ozenfant, and Novecento painting by Giorgio de Chirico and Giorgio Morandi.
Published following the eponymous exhibition, Kunsthalle Wien, from July 15 to November 13, 2016.
Nathalie Du Pasquier was born in Bordeaux (France) in 1957, she lives in Milan (Italy) since 1979. Until 1986 she worked as a designer and is a founding member of Memphis. She designed numerous “Decorated Surfaces”: textiles, carpets, plastic laminates, and some furniture and objects. In 1987 painting became her main activity.