Austrian sculptor Sébastien de Ganay (born 1962) creates minimalistic sculptures ambiguously oriented between art and design. For Transposition and Reproduction, de Ganay’s site-specific aluminum sculptures respond to the Gothic architecture of the Dominican Church of Vienna.
Published by Onestar Press. Essay by Benedikt Ledebur. Introduction by Richard Dailey.
Sébastian de Ganay's almost life-sized full body portraits consist of his trademark folds of plastic that literally create waves of relief--there is a balanced push-pull, background-foreground figure effect that is supported by the luminous white void on which all the figures float. They sometimes read as sculptures. On the other hand, the walls, cubes, cylinders and circles of de Ganay's sculptures, with their bright car-paint monochromes and curved or straight geometric picture planes, foreground their viewers almost like the figures in his portraits against their white voids. They sometimes read as paintings. This comprehensive full-color volume of de Ganay's portraits and sculptures includes an essay on his work, as well as an interview with the artist.
BOOK FORMAT Hardcover, 7.25 x 11.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout.
PUBLISHING STATUS Pub Date 2/15/2005 Active
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. Exclusive Catalog: SPRING 2005 p. 131
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9782915359077TRADE List Price: $40.00 CDN $54.00
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