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Summer 2013

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SUMMER READING From Prouvé to Barney, what you should by reading now. LUCIEN CLERGUE: BRASILIA This mentee of Picasso captured Brazil's capital from 1962-63, highlighting the powerful upwardsweeping curves of Oscar Niemeyer's architecture, and concentrating on the city's confidence and optimism. (Hatje Cantz) BY JENNIFER HERNANDEZ FIRE ISLAND MODERNIST TOM DIXON: DIXONARY Blending cultural and architectural history, "Fire Island Modernist" ponders a fascinating era through an overlooked architect—Horace Gifford—whose life, work and colorful milieu trace the operatic arc of a lost generation. (D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers) A must-have in any design library, "Dixonary" is the first comprehensive book of Tom Dixon's work over the last 30 years. With personal notes on each of the 150 pieces reproduced, Dixon shares his design process as he explains the inspiration behind his work. (Violette Editions) A PASSION FOR JEAN PROUVÉ 116 CULTURED It's hard to imagine Patrick Seguin without Jean Prouvé. The esteemed dealer presents a new book documenting his private collection of Prouvé holdings, from furniture to architecture, including sketches, models and photos of Prouvé's designs. (Pinacoteca Agnelli/Galerie Patrick Seguin)

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