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Titel: Angus Fairhurst
Verlag: Philip Wilson, London
Zustand: Very Good
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Philip Wilson 2009; Illustrated, good to very good in dust jacket -AS NEW; Colour Illustrations; 144 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 36077
Inhaltsangabe: Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was an artist whose wit, passion, and integrity led him to become one of the key players in the contemporary British art scene of the last three decades. He emerged as an artist of great talent in 1988 whilst still a student at Goldsmiths, when he helped organise and contributed work to the seminal exhibition Freeze. His work spans a vast range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, performance, installation, and video, often which are used in beguiling combination; it is both provocative and versatile, having connections with the conceptual art of the 1960s and 70s, as well as with the appropriative strategies of Duchamp and Dada beyond that. From his early drawings and biomorphic animations to the bronze gorillas and magazine collages of later years, his art consistently exhibits an idiosyncratic humour and shrewd dexterity. This monograph, the first of its kind, was planned in close collaboration with the artist. It includes a foreword by Sir Nicholas Serota, director of Tate, and an in-depth essay by critic Sacha Craddock, which begins with his final show at Sadie Coles HQ in 2008 and is thematically arranged to address the varied facets of his work: the computer-generated paintings, bronze sculptures, collages, and silkscreen prints.
Inhaltsangabe: Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008) was an artist whose wit, passion and integrity led him to become a key player in the contemporary British art scene. This title features a thematic structure that is in line with the varied facets of Fairhurst's work. It also includes sections on his bronze sculptures, collages, computer-generated paintings and prints.
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