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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work
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Emiliano Battista Marina Abramovic
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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work

Emiliano Battista Marina Abramovic Carine Fol Scott Samuelson


9780300233278

Yale University Press


Art & design styles: from c 1960;
Performance art;
Individual artists, art monographs;
Exhibition catalogues & specific collections


Paperback

208 pages

$92.99
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This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall (b. 1973), a contemporary Belgian artist whose works range from video art, installation, and performance to sculpture and drawing. In addition to copious illustrations of Whettnall's artwork that highlight its relationship to the studio and the artist's creative process, the book features three conversations. The first, between Whettnall and fellow artist Marina Abramovic, explores transmission, violence, and femininity. The second, between Emiliano Battista and Scott Samuelson, situates Whettnall's work and practice in the broader context of contemporary art and the theoretical framework that shapes it. In the third, Carine Fol and Whettnall share with the reader the behind-the-scenes discussions and decisions that go into the mounting of an exhibition.

By:   Marina Abramovic, Carine Fol, Scott Samuelson, Sophie Whettnall
Edited by:   Emiliano Battista
Imprint:   Yale University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 330mm,  Width: 235mm, 
ISBN:   9780300233278
ISBN 10:   0300233272
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   May 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Marina Abramovic is a Serbian performance artist. Emiliano Battista is a philosopher and bookmaker. Carine Fol is artistic director of CENTRALE for contemporary art, Brussels. Scott Samuelson is professor of philosophy at Kirkwood Community College.

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