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Gillian Wearing free pdf Artist Gillian Wearing uses photography and video to produce a portrait of the complexities of contemporary life. This book takes a look at all of her work, contextualizing it in relation to 20th-century painting, photography and video art. The text discusses with the artist her collaborative approach towards her work and its subjects, and focuses on "10-16", a video installation that charts our transition from childhood to adolescence. The full transcripts of Wearing's videos are included. The book is part of a series of studies of important artists of the late-20th century. Each title offers a comprehensive survey of the artist's work, providing analyses and multiple perspectives on contemporary art and its inspiration.

About Russell Ferguson

Russell Ferguson is Deputy Director for Exhibitions and Programs and Chief Curator at the University of California, Los Angeles, Hammer Museum. He edited Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979 (1998) and Douglas Gordon (2001) and has published in international journals such as Parkett and art/text. Donna De Salvo is Associate Director for Programs and Curator, Permanent Collection, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Formerly Senior Curator at Tate Modern, she has curated exhibitions on Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol and Anish Kapoor, among others. John Slyce (Focus) is a freelance writer on contemporary art who specializes in the young British scene.

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Author : Russell Ferguson
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 April 1999
ISBN : 0714838241
EAN : 9780714838243
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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