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John Isaacs: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Hbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 112 pgs / 32 color. | 10/31/2013 | Not Available
ISBN 9783863353537 | $40.00



John Isaacs: In Advance of the Institution

Hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 188 pgs / 213 color. | 4/30/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9781904212164 | $140.00



John Isaacs: In Advance of the InstitutionJohn Isaacs: In Advance of the Institution

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In Advance of the Institution can be described as a textbook for John Isaacs' world view, a view which emphasises that: "The common thread in all of the varying definitions of language is the concept of rifts between individual people, animals, even inanimate objects and how these gaps may best be bridged." Compositing numerous sourced texts, by writers such as H.G. Wells, Freud, Jung, Einstein, Adam Smith, and The Bible, alongside reproductions of Isaacs' work, In Advance of the Institution constructs an intriguing and engaging lateral narrative that underlies the difference and similarities between ideas, objects, and the actions of individuals, in relation to social constructs. Although John Isaacs is generally regarded as a sculptor, his praxis incorporates a range of different mediums – from found object constructions, to video and photographs. This range emphasises his world view that buried under the surface of our apparent isolation from one another lies a universal connection – from the physical functioning of the bodies we inhabit to the dreams, successes and failures of the individual and society. In that sense, In Advance of the Institution entirely encapsulates and reflects Isaacs' practice, and with 188 pages of text and full colour reproductions, this publication stands out as an exceptionally interesting piece of art in its own right.

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John Isaacs: The Hand that Rocks the CradleJohn Isaacs: The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Michael Haas. Foreword by James Putman. Interview with Didi Bozzini, John Isaacs.

The work of British-born artist John Isaacs (born 1968) encompasses many media. This catalogue reproduces bronze, wax, marble and ceramic sculptures, as well as drawings, neon installations, various mixed-media installations, oil paintings and black-and-white photography.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

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Hardcover, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 112 pgs / 32 color.

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CATALOG: SPRING 2014 p. 178   

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