This richly illustrated book, created to accompany the traveling exhibition of the same name, provides a fascinating critical overview of Ant Farm, the radical architecture collective that brought us Cadillac Ranch, Media Burn, and The Eternal Frame. Established by several young renegade architects in 1968, Ant Farm was a collaborative art and design group eager to bring to its practice a revolutionary spirit more consistent with the times. Its vision encompassed creations for a nomadic lifestyle, including inflatable structures and radical environments that culminated in projects such as the organically appointed House of the Century and the unrealized aquatic edifice The Dolphin Embassy. "Ant Farm 1968-1978" explores the sweeping career of this inspired and inspiring visionary collective as its architectural projects broadened to embrace a range of undertakings that challenged the visual architecture of image, icon, and power. Constance Lewallen provides an in-depth, anecdotally rich interview with founding members Chip Lord, Doug Michels, and Curtis Schreier. An essay by Michael Sorkin gives the multivalent cultural context for Ant Farm's radical architecture. Steve Seid takes a comprehensive look at Ant Farm's influential videotapes. Caroline Maniaque's 'Searching for Energy' details the group's inflatable structures in relationship to contemporaneous architects working in a similar vein. The catalog also includes a substantial excerpt from Chip Lord's 1976 meditation on car culture, with a new epilogue; a graphically playful timeline recounting Ant Farm's essential art projects; and, a rich montage of images and ephemera capturing the humor, originality, and prescience of this feisty enterprise. It is a joint publication with the Berkeley Art Museum.
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Descrizione libro University of California Press, Berkeley, 2004. Soft Cover. Condizione libro: New. New copy, no markings. 188 pages, profuse color and bw ill. Codice libro della libreria 024917
Descrizione libro Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. NEW COPY, shipped from the UK. Codice libro della libreria 708/RE/820P
Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2004. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This is the first comprehensive art historical and cultural study of Ant Farm, an avant-garde group of artists and architects who worked in the mediums of performance, radical architecture, conceptual art, video, and sculpture and whose most famous piece is Cadillac Ranch, a monument to the rise and fall of the Cadillac tail-fin. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0520240308
Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. First Printing. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0520240308
Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110520240308
Descrizione libro University of California Press, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0520240308