Titolo: True to Life: Twenty-Five Years of ...
Casa editrice: University of California Press
Condizione libro: Very Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
0520243757 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!. Codice inventario libreria Z0520243757Z2
Riassunto: Soon after the book's publication in 1982, artist David Hockney read Lawrence Weschler's Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin and invited Weschler to his studio to discuss it, initiating a series of engrossing dialogues, gathered here for the first time. Weschler chronicles Hockney's protean production and speculations, including his scenic designs for opera, his homemade xerographic prints, his exploration of physics in relation to Chinese landscape painting, his investigations into optical devices, his taking up of watercolor--and then his spectacular return to oil painting, around 2005, with a series of landscapes of the East Yorkshire countryside of his youth. These conversations provide an astonishing record of what has been Hockney's grand endeavor, nothing less than an exploration of "the structure of seeing" itself.
Dal risvolto interno:
"Lawrence Weschler is one of the most deliriously entertaining writers alive. He does what the best artists and writers should do: he makes you see the world anew."--Dave Eggers, editor of McSweeney's and author of What Is the What
"Weschler guides and entertains the reader at every turn."--John Walsh, Director Emeritus, J. Paul Getty Museum
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