Title : CON SOFFICI. REMNANTS OF MEMORY.
Vallecchi presents the real story written by Sigfrido Bartolini
Maker of product: Sigfrido Bartolini
n° pages: 120
In its catalogue Vallecchi presents the ninth volume of the series “Quaderni Sofficiani”, a precious collections of studies begun in 1994 by the Cultural Association Ardengo Soffici with the aim of encouraging contributions of aggiornamento on Soffici’s artistic, critical and literary works and the definitive cataloguing of the extraordinary archives at Poggio a Caiano. .“Con Soffici. Resti di memoria” tells the lively and touching story of the meeting of Sigfrido Bartolini with Soffici from 1949, when the two met through the complicity of a common artist friend, up to the last moments of Soffici’s life in 1964. Bartolini, now a successful artist, at the time was a young student at the Art School in Pistoia, yearning for knowledge and wanting to learn the secrets of art from the real life experiences of a great “maestro”. In these pages one founds curious episodes and anecdotes, reflections on the great topics of art and life, scathing dialogues that reveal an intimate and unknown Soffici, told by the brilliant and extremely Tuscan voice of an excellent artist of the 1900’s.