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Peter Land: Absolute Perfection
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 282 color. | 8/31/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783775736091 | $55.00



Peter Land
HATJE CANTZ PUBLISHERS

Paperback, 9 x 12.25 in. / 144 pgs / 254 color / 4 bw | 2/2/2001 | Not available
ISBN 9783775790567 | $29.95



Peter Land: Absolute PerfectionPeter Land: Absolute Perfection

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Edited by Claudia Emmert, Oliver Zybok. Text by Barbara Bogen, Claudia Emmert, Ina Neddermeyer, Oliver Zybok.

Danish performance artist, filmmaker, photographer and painter Peter Land (born 1966) is fascinated by the comic-existential failings of everyday life. In one of his videos, a painter keeps falling off a ladder while heís working. Absolute Perfection catalogues Landís first retrospective.

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Hardcover, 8 x 10.5 in. / 256 pgs / 282 color.

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Peter LandPeter Land

Published by Hatje Cantz Publishers.
Edited by Renate Wiehager. Essays by Lars Bang Larsen, Kurt Nievers, Beatrix Ruf.

Danish artist Peter Land has mainly exhibited video works over the past seven years, but he has often accompanied them with drawings and photographic works. Land's work concerns itself with self-exposure: of the body, the person, the artist, and ultimately, society itself. His images demonstrate the tragicomic failures of human attempts to competently, casually, and convincingly in socially determined role--and they address the absurdity, the shattering ridiculousness, the Pagliaccian melancholy that is brought on by the failure of these attempts. The human failures that Land confronts here are shocking, moving, and honest--but they also force the viewer to stand face to face with her condition, to see it, perhaps for the first time, in its naked truth. Peter Land documents some of the highlights of Land's oeuvre over the past several years, providing a provocative look at his urgent and probing artwork.

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HATJE CANTZ PUBLISHERS

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Paperback, 9 x 12.25 in. / 144 pgs / 254 color / 4 bw

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PUB DATE 2/2/2001
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