J. Patrice Marandel, Los Angeles, 2017.
Softcover, 96 pp., 24 color, 4 b/w illus.
Abecedario : Collecting and Recollecting is the first in a series titled Curator's Collection and published by Art Catalogues proprietor Dagny Janss Corcoran,
Corcoran "conceived the Curator's Collection series to give a glimpse into LACMA's curatorial departments and the personalities that run them. Each volume in the series focuses on a different curator and a different department."
Written by J. Patrice Marandel, The Robert H. Ahmanson Chief Curator of European Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Abecedario: Collecting and Recollecting gives the reader incredible insight into how and why works of art are acquired by museums as well as cites Marandel's specific interests based on the letters of the alphabet.