ART CRITICISM, THEORY AND HISTORY

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Expressive Edge

By Margaret Sheffield

Analyzing the history of sculpture from an unusual angle, Margaret Sheffield tackles the character and function of "edge" in sculptural line, from classical Greece to the present. She identifies three kinds of sculptural edge: the "containing" edge (as found in Classical sculpture), the "expansive" (Baroque) and the "in flux" (as seen in contemporary sculpture). In Michelangelo's Slaves series, for instance, which was completed in 1547, the figures' broken lines project turmoil in deprivation, whereas the broken edges of an Isamu Noguchi piece express an entirely different, Eastern view of beauty as irregularity. Rodin's "multiple silhouettes" portray passionate vitality; in the Futurist Boccioni's work, violently uneven--almost serrated--edges reveal Futurism's adoration of vigor, industry and speed. Sheffield takes us up to the present moment with a look at contemporary artist Maya Lin, whose mobile edges counter sculptural permanence with an evocation of flux, and Pipilotti Rist's video installations.
Expressive Edge

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Oslo Pilot (2015–17)

OSLO PILOT (2015–17)

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493425
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Double

DOUBLE

Edited by Serkan Ozkaya.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783450
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Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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The Eternal Baroque

THE ETERNAL BAROQUE

Edited by Maria Giulia Barberini, Mary L. Levkoff, Carolyn H. Miner, Guilhem Scherf, Jeremy Warren, Patricia Wengraf.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857223247
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Pub Date: 6/23/2015
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The American Tornado: Art in Power 1949-2008

THE AMERICAN TORNADO: ART IN POWER 1949-2008

By Germano Celant.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861300682
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Pub Date: 11/18/2008
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London Dialogues

LONDON DIALOGUES

Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rem Koolhaas.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857200590
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Pub Date: 10/30/2012
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Magicians & Charlatans

MAGICIANS & CHARLATANS

By Jed Perl.

EAKINS PRESS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9780871300690
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Pub Date: 3/1/2012
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The Standard Book of Noun-Verb Exhibition Grammar

THE STANDARD BOOK OF NOUN-VERB EXHIBITION GRAMMAR

Edited with text by Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk. Text and afterword by Timotheus Vermeulen.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677748
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Pub Date: 4/7/2018
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Artist-Run Europe

ARTIST-RUN EUROPE

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677564
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Pub Date: 9/1/2016
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Navigation

NAVIGATION

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677915
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Pub Date: 8/25/2016
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The Trials of Art

THE TRIALS OF ART

Edited by Daniel Mcclean.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464036
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Pub Date: 10/1/2007
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Ch-ch-ch-changes

CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

Edited by David Mollin, John Reardon.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464135
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Pub Date: 10/1/2009
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The Collected Writings of Jon Thompson

THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF JON THOMPSON

By Jon Thompson.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781905464371
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