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Niki de Saint Phalle in the 1960s
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Jill Dawsey, Michelle White
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-24 - Publisher: Menil Foundation

A timely reassessment of the artist's early performances and feminist sculptures, affirming their radical engagements and art historical significance This volume is a focused look at two bodies of work, the Tirs ("shooting paintings") and Nanas ("dames"), in the experimental 1960s practice of the French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle
Image Acts
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Horst Bredekamp
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-19 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Heavily represented sections of contemporary philosophy subscribe to the notion of "embodiment". However promising this pragmatic turn of events may be, it remains limited in that it interprets the world as a projection of the cognizing "I". By contrast, Image Acts focuses on the counterforce of the form of images.
Martin Puryear
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: John Elderfield
Categories: Sculpture, Abstract
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art

Over the last 30 years, Martin Puryear has created a body of work that defies categorization, creating sculpture that looks at identity, culture & history. This book accompanies an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art that follows Puryear's development from his first solo show to works being presented for
After Modernist Painting
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Craig Staff
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Painting has often been declared dead since the 1960s and yet it refuses to die. Even the status and continued legitimacy of the medium has been repeatedly placed in question. As such, painting has had to continually redefine its own parameters and re-negotiate for itself a critical position within a
1000 Scupltures of Genius
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Joseph Manca, Patrick Bade, Sarah Costello
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-24 - Publisher: Parkstone International

From the Antiquity to the 20th century, this sculpture collection offers a truly original vision of Western art. Here are the most sensual and harmonious masterworks to the most provocative and minimalist sculptures. Sculpture shapes the world and our concept of beauty, leaving everlasting silhouettes and always creating new intriguing