Optic Nerve

Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Due to be published: 1st Jan '98

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‘A highly original, piercingly beautiful work, full of beautiful shocks… I felt like a door had been kicked open in my brain’ Johanna Thomas-Corr, ObserverA woman searches Buenos Aires for the paintings that are her inspiration and her refuge.

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‘A highly original, piercingly beautiful work, full of beautiful shocks… I felt like a door had been kicked open in my brain’ Johanna Thomas-Corr, ObserverA woman searches Buenos Aires for the paintings that are her inspiration and her refuge. Her life — she is a young mother with a complicated family — is sometimes overwhelming. But among the canvases, often little-known works in quiet rooms, she finds clarity and a sense of who she is . . . ‘I was reminded of John Berger’s Ways of Seeing, enfolded in tender and exuberant personal narratives’Claire-Louise Bennett’This woman-guide, who goes from Lampedusa to The Doors with crushing elegance, is unforgettable’ Mariana Enriquez’A dazzling combination of memoir, fiction and art book, like nothing you’ve ever read before’ Elle

Additional information

Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 30 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 256