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Laura Owens

Laura Owens (Hardback)

By Kushner, Rachel
By Dalton, Trinie
Text by Beshty, Walead
Text by Norden, Linda
Text by Godfrey, Mark

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The most comprehensive volume on Laura Owens to date surveys the contemporary artist's career from richly varied literary and curatorial perspectives. Among the most inventive contemporary artists working today, Laura Owens's work is revered by critics and fellow artists alike. I...nformed by art history, her work possesses the rare ability to reference familiar styles without their stultifying weight, crafting compositions at once playful and rigorous. This volume surveys Owens's entire career, featuring a comprehensive selection of the artist's celebrated work, including her most recent series, much heralded since its debut over the last year in several shows across the world. These new paintings--stretched, screen-printed, impastoed with thick daubs of paint and volcanic rock--bear her familiar colors and free swirls but depart in their abstract form. Essays by artists, writers, and art historians provide multiple perspectives on an artist creating new directions in her medium.
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ISBN 9780847843992
Released NZ 1 Nov 2015
Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
Format Hardback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780847843992
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 5-12 working days
Publisher Rizzoli International Publicat
Imprint Skira Rizzoli
Released 1 Nov 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
By Dalton, Trinie
Text by Beshty, Walead
Text by Norden, Linda
Text by Godfrey, Mark
Category Art Styles: C 1960 -
Individual Artists
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 235mm
Height: 305mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 759.13
Weight 2,064g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Individual Artists / Art Monographs
ONIX Text General/trade

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