I was much surprised that this gorgeous, heavy edition hasnt got no review yet..I couldnt report about the text, Ive just received it today, and Im very excited with what Ive got.
I hope to be posting about the text on comments soon.
By comparison this edition would be the equivalent of Matisse's retrospective by John Elderfield on Tamayo: the colour reproductions are good, there are small photos of the master, newspapers of the period, biografic data, but nothing that would interfere with the main focus wich is to show a wide range of Tamayos OIL works on generous reproductions.
There are quite some reproductions on Picasso, Leger, Rousseau, Bacon and others on wide known works. This I never think is really necessary, here wasnt necessary at full colour on page's size.
This book it is not confortable to handle because of its weight and a little restraint on its visual design, while not compromising the present reproductions on Tamayos works, would have it deserve a 5 stars rating from this buyer.