La Saga Maeght by Yoyo Maeght

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Editions Robert Laffont
ISBN 2-221-13616-0
60 photos documents

Yoyo Maeght, follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Aimé Maeght, this gifted visionary, gallery owner, publisher, and patron of the arts who built an artistic empire and created the Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence. She delivers a series of unforgettable and amusing anecdotes about the artistic communities and a wise look at contemporary art.

Aimé Maeght had a dazzling destiny. Orphan become the friend of Bonnard, Matisse or Braque. Thanks to these decisive meetings the Maeght gallery opened in Paris in 1945, where modern masters and talents in the making will be exposed. Then Aimé forges other magnificent and solid friendships with Miró, Giacometti, Léger, Chagall, Calder, Tàpies, Chillida... but also with Malraux, Prévert, Aragon, Char, Reverdy, Sartre or Genet...

The book gathers an incredible gallery of portraits with many memories and testimonies revealing the fantasy and the determination of the artists, from the 1930s to today. In a whirlwind of openings, parties, exhibitions, Yoyo draws a truculent portrait of the art world and recounts with amusement the complicity that connects her to Miró, Chagall, Braque, Prévert, Montand who have guided her steps since her childhood. Yoyo Maeght, perpetuates the Maeght spirit by devoting her life to art and architecture, as a gallery owner, editor or curator.

« Yoyo Maeght recounts this flamboyant era in a book that traces the incredible daily life of an extraordinary family » Le Parisien.

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