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Damage Control

  • Brougher, K; Ferguson, R; Gamboni, D
  • Taal: en
  • Impressum: London [etc.] : Prestel Publishing [etc.], 2013
  • Collatie: Boek; 224 p. ; + 1 bijl ill
  • Kunstenaar(s): Metzger, Gustav; Baldessari, John; Gordon, Douglas; Ruscha, Ed; Ai Weiwei
  • Locatie: DESTRUCTIVE ART
  • ISBN/ISSN: 9783791353166
  • VUBIS: 91513
  • Annotatie: Met lijst werken. - Met bio- en bibliografie

Beschrijving Damage Control

Tent. Washington, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 24-10-2014, 26-05-2014 ; Luxemburg, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Mudam, 05-07-2014, 12-10-2014 ; Graz, Kunsthaus Graz, 15-11-2014, 15-03-2015. - Groepstentoonstelling analyseert het thema van destructie in de internationale visuele hedendaagse cultuur sinds 1950. Het begrip destructie wordt geplaatst tegen de achtergrond van de notie van catharsis, een rebellie tegen instituties en een essentiële component van re-creatie Timely and wide-ranging, this volume explores in-depth the theme of destruction in international contemporary art. While destruction as a theme can be traced throughout art history, from the early atomic age it has remained a pervasive and compelling element of contemporary visual culture. Damage Control features the work of more than 40 international artists working in a range of media - painting, sculpture, photography, film, installation, and performance - who have used destruction as a means of responding to their historical moment and as a strategy for inciting spectacle and catharsis, as a form of rebellion and protest, or as an essential part of re-creation and restoration. The book reaches beyond art to enable a broader understanding of culture and society in the aftermath of World War II, under the looming fear of annihilation in the atomic age, and in the age of terrorism and other disasters, real and imagined

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