Florian Illies

Gerade war der Himmel noch blau

Hardcover
Price € (D) 20,00 | € (A) 20,60
ISBN: 978-3-10-397251-1

Details


304 Pages, gebunden
publishing house:
S. FISCHER
publication date:
26.10.2017
ISBN 978-3-10-397251-1

Content

Enthusiastic and inspiring like nobody else, the art historian and multiple best-selling author Florian Illies writes about art. Above all, he is fascinated by the painters and the pictures themselves. The past can actually be experienced as the present in his texts, under his gaze vivid images in colour emerge, historical figures become passionately loving and living people.
In his new book that assembles key texts on art and literature from 25 years, Florian Illies portrays his personal heroes from Max Friedlaender to Gottfried Benn and Harry Graf Kessler through to Andy Warhol.




About Florian Illies

Florian Illies was born in 1971, studied art history in Bonn and Oxford, and became features writer of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in 1997. From 1999 to 2001 he headed the FAZ’s “Berlin pages”, and went on to edit the magazine for the newly-founded Sunday paper, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. He was a co-founder and editor of the art journal Monopol. In 2008, he became the head of Features and Literature at Zeit. Illies is now a partner in "Villa Grisebach", the Berlin auction house, where he is responsible for 19th-century art. His four previous books, including Generation Golf (2000) and 1913. The Year Before The Storm (2012), have sold over a million copies.

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Foto: © Franziska Sinn
Gerade war der Himmel noch blau
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