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Tom Friedman (2 Volume Set, Slipcase; English Edition)

Perniola, Mario; Bertelli, Patrizio

Editore: Fondazione Prada
ISBN 10: 8887029245 / ISBN 13: 9788887029246
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Titolo: Tom Friedman (2 Volume Set, Slipcase; ...

Casa editrice: Fondazione Prada


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8887029245 This book is shelved in the Art by Artist section of our retail store and may require extra shipping time - Crisp clean unmarked unread 2 volume paperback set with light shelfwear to the covers and a bumped top corner includes cardboard slipcase with broken top edge. STILL A NICE SET!. Codice inventario libreria Z8887029245Z3

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Riassunto: With the skills of a master craftsman, the obsessiveness of a teenage model-airplane builder, and the sense of humor and world view of a conceptual, self-defeatist prankster, Tom Friedman constructs works of art that defy cynical, uptight abstractionists and bored, foggy-eyed slouchers. Here is a man who carved his self-portrait out of an aspirin tablet; who built a standing figure, over a meter tall, out of sugar cubes; who suspended a perfect pink sphere in the corner of a room by making it out of thousands of pieces of bubble gum (which kept it stuck there just right); and who created an ephemeral floor sculpture using red eraser shavings from who knows how many pencils. And let's not forget the perfectly detailed, to-scale sculptures of spiders, flies, and bees that seem to simply alight on the corner of a museum pedestal. Or the minty-blue monochrome wall-work made entirely of toothpaste. Or the piece of paper that had been stared at for 1,000 hours. In this hefty two-volume set, which comes slipped together in a quirky, tactile case, Friedman's anti-monumental oeuvre is presented in two parts. First comes an artist's book, conceived by Friedman himself and containing drawings, photographs and sketches. Book number two is a thorough catalogue in which the whole of the artist's output is described and analyzed, accompanied by his own writings and essays by Robert Storr, John Miller, Glenn D. Lowry, Dennis Cooper and John Waters, amongst others.

L'autore: Tom Friedman was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1965. His work was the subject of a traveling solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. He has also had exhibitions many times in Japan and Europe.

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