Published by Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston. Edited by Mark Sloan, Lizz Biswell. Text by Bernard L. Herman, et al.
Lonnie Holley (born 1950), acclaimed by The New York Times as “the Insider’s Outsider,” is best known for his assemblage sculptures incorporating natural and man-made materials, often cast off or discarded; he has recently also begun to make music, through the Dust-to-Digital label. Legendary for his environmental assemblage that spread over two acres of his property in Birmingham, Alabama—now destroyed—Holley scavenges and repurposes found objects in the service of a personal philosophy of renewal and rejuvenation. This is the first monograph on Holley’s work in more than a decade. Illustrated with reproductions of more than 70 of Holley’s sculptures, it provides a comprehensive overview of Holley’s art, life and philosophy, with essays by Mark Sloan, Leslie Umberger, Bernard L. Herman and an “as-told-to” autobiography recorded by noted oral historian Theodore Rosengarten.
PUBLISHER HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
BOOK FORMAT Hardcover, 10 x 11 in. / 215 pgs / 114 color / 3 bw.
PUBLISHING STATUS PUB DATE 2/23/2016 Active
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE CATALOG: SPRING 2016 p. 142
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9781467574488TRADE LIST PRICE: $39.95 CDN $50.00
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Published by Birmingham Museum of Art. Edited by David Moos and Michael Stanley. Essays by Emily G. Hanna and Thomas Southall. Foreword by Jonathan Watkins. Introduction by Gail Trechsel.
This 25-year survey of the diverse works of self-taught artist Lonnie Holley consider his painting, sculpture, installation, and performance art in the context of mainstream multimedia work. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, the artist is most celebrated for his large installations created from salvaged materials.
PUBLISHER BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART
BOOK FORMAT Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 78 pgs / 50 color / 4 bw.
PUBLISHING STATUS PUB DATE 8/2/2004 Out of print
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE CATALOG: FALL 2004
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9780907594970TRADE LIST PRICE: $20.00 CDN $25.00
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STATUS: Out of print | 5/1/2009
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