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MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGSAlfredo Jaar: La Politique des Images
Paperback, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color / 12 bw. | 3/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9783905770483 | $49.00
Alfredo Jaar: The Fire This Time
Paperback, 8.5 x 12 in. / 152 pgs / 322 color. | 8/15/2005 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9788881585304 | $39.95
The Lament Of The Images
MIT LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER
Paperback, 8 x 11 in. / 88 pgs / 15 color / 32 bw | 2/2/1999 | Not available
ISBN 9780938437581 | $18.95
Published by JRP|Ringier.
Edited by Nicole Schweizer. Text by Griselda Pollock, Jacques Rancière, Nicole Schweizer, Georges Didi-Huberman.
Spanning from the 1970s until today, this compelling new monograph traces the development of the respected Chilean-born, New York-based conceptualist--from his earliest public interventions to his latest installations. Some of the highly political subjects range from the plight of Amazonian gold miners to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and there are several previously unpublished works that the artist created in his hometown of Santiago during Pinochet's repressive military dictatorship, as well as numerous works made by collating and rethinking press clippings. Working with public interventions, installations, photography and video, Jaar examines the nature of images and their viewers' relationships to them. His work tackles the very possibility of producing art based on events that we would prefer to ignore, and of creating images in a context characterized both by their over-abundance and, paradoxically, by their invisibility. Texts by art historians Georges Didi Huberman, Griselda Pollock and Nicole Schweizer and philosopher Jacques Rancière.
Paperback, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 150 color / 12 bw.
PUB DATE 3/1/2008
CATALOG: SPRING 2008 p. 155
ISBN 9783905770483 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $49.00 CDN $49.00
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Public Interventions 1979-2005
Published by Charta.
Essays by Nancy Princenthal and Mary Jane Jacob.
An architect interested in ephemeral structures, a photographer who has grown increasingly suspicious of pictures, Jaar's most telling gesture is to relinquish the camera by placing it, figuratively and sometimes literally, in the public's hands. In other words, Jaar is a master of indirection. And no wonder. His work was shaped at the outset by the need to speak clearly and forcefully against murderous injustice, using language of the most lucid obliquity. Jaar's work declares that daring to connect and participate is our last, best hope.
Paperback, 8.5 x 12 in. / 152 pgs / 322 color.
PUB DATE 8/15/2005
CATALOG: FALL 2005 p. 134
ISBN 9788881585304 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $39.95 CDN $39.95
STATUS: Out of stock
Temporarily out of stock pending additional inventory.
Published by MIT List Visual Arts Center.
Edited by Alfredo Jaar. Contributions by Katy Kline, Ben Okri. Text by Debra Bricker Balken.
Paperback, 8 x 11 in. / 88 pgs / 15 color / 32 bw
PUB DATE 2/2/1999
Out of print
CATALOG: SPRING 1999
ISBN 9780938437581 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $18.95 CDN $18.95
STATUS: Out of print | 4/22/2000
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