Published by Taschen, Gaudí: The Complete Works delves into the magical world of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). The legendary architect combined organic forms, Orientalism, news materials and religious influences into unique, modernist mosaics. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs, the book covers Gaudí’s work from La Sagrada Familia into lesser-known gems and tells a story about his colourful, exceptional life. The book was written by German art critic Rainer Zerbst.
Antoni Gaudí merged Orientalism, natural forms, and new materials into a unique Modernista aesthetic that put Barcelona on the global architecture map. With brand-new photography, plans and drawings by Gaudí himself, as well as an extensive appendix of all his works including furniture and unfinished projects, this XL book takes us through the Catalonian’s fantastical universe like never before.