Mark Dion: Contemporary Artist by Mark DionMark Dion: Contemporary Artist by Mark Dion

Mark Dion: Contemporary Artist

byMark Dion, Lisa Graziose Corrin, Miwon Kwon

Paperback | September 26, 1997

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Mark Dion is an American artist who metamorphoses into an explorer, biochemist, detective and archaeologist. In his gallery installations around Europe and America since the 1980s, Dion has constructed the laboratories, experiments and museum caches of the great historical naturalists -- following in their footsteps in his own adventurous, eco-inspired journeys to the tropics. His research and magical collections are presented in installational still lifes which combine taxidermic animals with lab equipment with artefacts, like walk-through Wunderkammers, life-sized cabinets of curiosity.
John Peter Berger was born in London, England on November 5, 1926. After serving in the British Army from 1944 to 1946, he enrolled in the Chelsea School of Art. He began his career as a painter and exhibited work at a number of London galleries in the late 1940s. He then worked as an art critic for The New Statesman for a decade. He w...
Title:Mark Dion: Contemporary ArtistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 1997Publisher:Phaidon Press

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ISBN - 10:0714836591

ISBN - 13:9780714836591

Appropriate for ages: 13

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