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MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGSChristopher Orr
NYEHAUS/FOUNDATION 20 21
Clth, 9.75 x 8.75 in. / 88 pgs / 44 color / 24 bw / 24 duotone. | 6/30/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9781934171080 | $45.00
Christopher Orr: Paintings
Hbk, 8 x 11.25 in. / 64 pgs / 50 color / 20 bw. | 10/31/2014 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783037643730 | $35.00
Published by JRP|Ringier.
Edited by Pat Fisher. Text by Max Hollein, Colin R. Martin.
This monograph surveys the work of Scottish painter Christopher Orr (born 1967), comprised mostly of paintings and collages. Orr's imagery derives from an extensive archive of vintage magazines, science textbooks, 16mm and Super 8 film stills, and his intimately scaled canvases oscillate between reality and the uncanny.
Hardcover, 8 x 11.25 in. / 64 pgs / 50 color / 20 bw.
PUB DATE 10/31/2014
CATALOG: FALL 2014 p. 184
ISBN 9783037643730 FLAT40
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STATUS: Forthcoming | 10/31/2014
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Published by nyehaus/foundation 20 21.
Text by Caoimh'n Mac Giolla Léith.
Most of London painter Christopher Orr's canvases are smaller than 10 inches square. Combining the style of nineteenth-century Northern Romantic painting with isolated images culled from vintage illustrated sources such as children's books, popular scientific journals and religious magazines, the paintings are moody and evocative, their figures "sleepwalking cyphers who have strayed here from an indeterminate elsewhere where they once had a purpose," according to essayist Caoimh'n Mac Giolla Léith. This volume is a delight, with deluxe paper cut to different sizes, an enclosed poster and a special half-soft-cover, half-hardcover cloth binding.
Christopher Orr was born in Helensburgh, Scotland, in 1967. He has had recent solo shows at Nyehaus, New York, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Ibid Projects, London, and Sister, Los Angeles. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Clth, 9.75 x 8.75 in. / 88 pgs / 44 color / 24 bw / 24 duotone.
PUB DATE 6/30/2009
CATALOG: SPRING 2009 p. 164
ISBN 9781934171080 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $45.00 CDN $45.00
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