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Hatje Cantz
17 February 2016
Art & design styles: Conceptual art; Other graphic art forms; Individual artists, art monographs
The art by the Canadian Rodney Graham may come across as light-footed, yet in reality it harbors an extraordinary complexity in terms of content and its use of media. His photographs, objects, paintings, films, texts, and compositions contain references to philosophy and literature, to the history of art and culture, that range from Erasmus of Rotterdam and Edgar Allan Poe to Sigmund Freud, Richard Wagner, and Kurt Cobain. While in his early oeuvre he still approaches his sources of material with a great deal of conceptual rigor, in their playful ambivalence between scientific factuality and imaginative fiction his later works are marked primarily by an enormous and intelligent sense of humor.

The Goetz Collection includes works from all of his creative phases and genres. This publication provides substantial insight into this all-rounder's extensive artistic work of the last forty years and extends an invitation to set out on a journey of discovery.

Exhibition: Sammlung Goetz, Munich 28.11.2015-23.4.2016
Text by:   Ingvild Goetz, Leo Lencses
Edited by:   Ingvild Goetz, Leo Lencses
Other:   Rodney Graham
Imprint:   Hatje Cantz
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 176mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   620g
ISBN:   9783775740821
ISBN 10:   3775740821
Pages:   184
Publication Date:   17 February 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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