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Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture

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Published in conjunction with the opening of the new Saatchi Gallery in London, one of todays most important institutions collecting and exhibiting contemporary art, this mammoth book is the most comprehensive volume on contemporary sculpture. The title itself refers to H. G. Wellss eponymous novel which envisioned the future and was a surprisingly accurate prophecy reflecting the authors own time. That book inspired Stanley Kubricks film 2001: A Space Odyssey, in which a great monolith is an iconic but enigmatic sculptural presence. This new book opens with an enormous, standing monolithic Styrofoam sculpture of a videocassette of 2001 and, like the Wells book, seeks to explore how sculpture will evolve in the coming decades.

About the Author

Meghan Dailey is an art historian and critic whose work appears in Artforum, Time Out New York, Frieze, and Art Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780847832538
Subtitle:
New Sculpture
Author:
Saatchi Gallery
Introduction by:
Dailey, Meghan
Introduction:
Dailey, Meghan
Editor:
Holborn, Mark
Author:
Gallery, Saatchi
Author:
Holborn, Mark
Author:
Dailey, Meghan
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20090908
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
600 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
11.60x11.64x2.19 in. 9.89 lbs.

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