CONTEMPORARY ART MOVEMENTS

PUBLISHER
Walker Art Center

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 85 color / 25 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of stock indefinitely

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2012 p. 103   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780935640687 TRADE
List Price: $40.00 CDN $54.00 GBP £35.00

AVAILABILITY
Not available

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Minneapolis, MN
Walker Art Center, 02/25/12-05/27/12

New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Museum of Art, 11/10/12-01/27/13

San Diego, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 02/24/13-05/26/13

Austin, TX
The Blanton Museum of Art, 06/23/13-09/29/13

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Lifelike

Edited by Siri Engberg. Text by Siri Engberg, Josiah McElheny, Michael Lobel, Rochelle Steiner.

Is it real? Lifelike invites a close examination of art since the late 1960s based on commonplace objects and situations that are startlingly realistic, often playful and sometimes surreal--works that investigate the quieter side of the quotidian. While artists such as Vija Celmins, Rudolf Stingel and Paul Sietsema employ illusionistic painting and drawing, othersí use of materials is surprising--Thomas Demandís video of what appears to be a rainstorm is made from animated candy wrappers; Susan Collisí sculpture of construction debris is fashioned from exotic hardwoods, mother of pearl and silver. What binds these artists together is their rejection of the easy route technology might offer in favor of labor-intensive fabrication. Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, video and installations by more than 40 artists, Lifelike is the first publication to address the recent history of artists using these strategies across media.
Lifelike

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