CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

BOOK FORMAT
Flexi, 7 x 9.75 in. / 112 pgs / 80 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of print

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2007 p. 87   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781933751009 TRADE
List Price: $35.00 CDN $40.00

AVAILABILITY
Not available

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Los Angeles
The Museum of Contemporary Art, 4/22/07-7/1/07

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THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES

Poetics of the Handmade

Text by Alma Ruiz, Henri Focillion, Maria Hummel, Cara Baldwin, Dianna Marisol Santillano, Elena Shtromberg.

While many of their contemporaries seem to be working in the post-studio vein with collaborators producing their work, the Latin American contemporary artists in Poetics of the Handmade explore the close relationship that exists between a person and his/her craft. Making use of common objects to create a sense of familiarity for the viewer, these artists' interest in transformation and process has led them to make works that are painstakingly handcrafted from a wide range of materials. They find poetry in the depiction of ordinary objects and powerful resonance in small actions. Featured artists include Máximo González of Argentina, Darío Escobar of Guatemala, Eduardo Abaroa of Mexico, Fernando Bryce of Peru and Magdalena Atria and Mónica Bengoa of Chile.
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