Al Gran Sole Carico d'Amore: [The Bright Sunshine Heavy with Love]
Vedova, Emilio, Plan, Renzo; et al.
Price: 5,000.00 USD
Belluno, Venezia: Edizioni Colophon, 2006. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Texts in honor of Luigi Nono by Luciana Pestalozza Abbado, Luigi Berlinguer, Massimo Cacciari, Aldo Clementi, Duilio Courir, Roberto Fabbriciani, Igne Feltrinelli, Pietro Ingrao, Yury Liubimov, Ennio Morricone, Andria Richard, Salvatore Sciarrino with an etching by Renzo Plan numbered and signed by the Artist. First ninety copies include three etchings by Emilio Vedova numbered and signed by the Artist. Acrylic cover with silkscreen printing of Luigi Nono's Al Gran Sole Carico d'Amore score. Text set by Rodolfo Fields, printed by Italian Tipoteca Foundation, on Amalfi 200g. Piano's etching printed by Roberto Giudici, Varese. Etching by Conrad's widow, Apricot, Udine, engraving on Magnani paper 310g. Dust cover printed by Maurilio Martini, Sommalombardo. Binding by Sandro Francescon, Belluno. Proposte d'arte Colophon [Colophonarte] has emerged as a major force publishing new artist's books-in lavish, limited, editions-illustrated by noted European artists. The goal being to bring create living testimony to contemporary artististic-literary culture. The editor/publisher, Egidio Fiorin-animated by an equal passion for literature and visual art-explained his intentions thus: "(...) the book has been and is still now one of the fundamental pillars of advanced societies. But the book can be something more: it can be a work of art (...) an object which, in its paper, the composition of its text, its printing, the involvement of literary figures, artists and artisans of quality, represents an exaltation of human activity, of human capacity for reflection, sublimation and synthesis". [N.B. Also available is the 'Standard Edition' without the three etchings for $1,200.]. Minor bump to bottom edge, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Acrylic DJ shows small closed ding at bottom rear, else bright and clean; white paper DJ bright and clean. White paper boards, laid in plates, tissueguards. fo. 60pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered, limited edition. Limited Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ and Fine DJ(s).