Juliao Sarmento: What Makes a Writer Great

Juliao Sarmento: What Makes a Writer Great




Portuguese artist Julião Sarmento is renowed for using text to build up his paintings. This volume collects the series What Makes A Writer Great, produced in 2000-2001 as an ironic essay on the matter: “I function almost as a writer, not in the classic sense, but simply in the sense of writing with images.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788434311534
Publisher: Poligrafa, Ediciones, S. A.
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Juliao Sarmento was born in 1948 in Lisbon, Portugal. Sarmento has exhibited extensively over the years throughout Europe and America, with recent solo exhibitions at the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. In 1997 he represented Portugal, where he continues to live and work, in the Venice Biennale.

Kevin Power is the Deputy Director of the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. He has written extensively on Latin American Contemporary Art.

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