Francesc Torres: Belchite/South Bronx
A Trans-Cultural and Trans-Historical Landscape

Contributions by Helaine Posner, Francesc Torres, Mar Villaespesa and Marilyn A. Zeitlin


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In the mid-1970s, the work of Francesc Torres acquired a narrative dimension linked to the investigation of the for- mats of action (where the artist’s own word was an essential element). In this book, Torres constructs a multilayered metaphor that transcends culture, time and place.

Contemporary Art, Monograph
Ruins of the abandoned Spanish town of Belchite and archival footage of the Spanish Civil War are juxtaposed with the ruined buildings and icons of the contemporary urban landscape of the South Bronx.
135 pages
Paperback, 23.5x28 cm
Spanish, English
Metrònom, 1st edition 1988
ISBN 9788434314443