Published by Museu de Arte de São Paulo/KMEC Books. Edited by Adriano Pedrosa, Tomás Toledo. Text by Adele Nelson, Antonio Brasil Jr., Aracy Amaral, Kaira Cabañas, Mário Pedrosa, Nathaniel Wolfson, Sônia Salzstein, Tomás Toledo, Walmir Ayala.
Italian-Brazilian artist Alfredo Volpi (1896–1988) was a central figure of Brazilian art in the 20th century. His painting is influenced by both modern and customary traditions, including handcraft, popular parties, religious themes and the facades of Brazilian colonial and vernacular architecture.
Published by Mousse Publishing. Text by Lorenzo Mammì, Cristiano Raimondi, Jacopo Crivelli Visconti.
Published for the first retrospective outside Brazil of the Italian-born artist, held at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, this book sheds light on Brazilian modernist painter Alfredo Volpi (1896–1988), offering a thorough exploration in words and images of the painter’s peculiar life and career—from the bounds and relationships with the Brazilian art community to his special link to the city of São Paulo and his adopted country, leading to the development of his unique artistic language.