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Publisher Comments:

Los Angeles-based sculptor, performance and installation artist Mike Kelley is one of the most important American artists to have emerged from the 1980s. Best known for his assemblage sculptures made from stuffed children's toys, often set upon the 'stage' of a homemade afghan, Kelley draws from popular culture as well as the modernist traditions of the found object and collage to comment on late twentieth-century American society. Familiar with his work from presentations at Documenta X (1997), and major solo museum exhibitions worldwide throughout the 1990s, Mike Kelley's audience is very broad, ranging from academics and teenage comic-book cultists to curators of the world's most prestigious museums.

Synopsis:

In a survey of Californian-based artist Mike Kelly, the author of this volume discusses with the artist his various aesthetic and symbolic strategies in both the American and In European contexts.

Table of Contents

Romania (1990) — Somalia (Baidoa, 1992) — Somalia (Bardera, 1992) — India (1993) — Sudan (1993) — Bosnia (1993-94) — Rwanda (1994) --Zaire (1994) — Chechnya (1995-96) — Kosovo (1999).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714838342
Author:
Welchman, John C.
Author:
Nachtwey, James
Author:
Welchman, John
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Location:
London :
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Sculpture
Subject:
History - American
Subject:
Installation
Subject:
Documentary photography
Subject:
War photography
Subject:
Sculpture, American
Subject:
Installations
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Kelley, Mike
Subject:
Kelley, Mike - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Popular Culture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Phaidon
Series:
Contemporary artists
Series Volume:
106-537
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11.34x9.54x.81 in. 2.17 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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