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L'art del mosaic hidràulic a Catalunya


Magnificent book with in-depth research on the art of hydraulic pavement in our country and about the artists and craftsmen who created them.

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Jordi Griset

In-depth research on the art of hydraulic pavement in our country.

Editorial: Viena edicions · Collection: Art, 13 · Pages: 352 · Format: 22,5 x 29,7 cm · Binding: hardcover with dust jacket and guards lined · Date of appearance: march 2015

Jordi Griset Moro (Barcelona 1947) has been designer and builder of models ; co-creator, writer and deputy editor of the journal Om Yoga; designer of Arte y técnica del vestir and manager in a construction company. In 1996, after being captivated by the art of hydraulic mosaic, it was proposed the challenge of thorough study and collect the largest possible number of material related to this heritage to be preserved in a specialized museum. After more than fifteen years of continuous search it has become a self-taught authority in this area.

Fruit of an enthusiastic search for over fifteen years, this work makes us discover the many factories dedicated to the production of hydraulic tiles that existed in Catalonia, the extraordinary quality of the work produced and the important list of artists and architects first line designed and implemented this type of pavement soils palaces, institutions, houses and commercial establishments of all kinds, some of which, fortunately, still can be seen in many interior of the country, the rest of the peninsula and from abroad.