Matthew Barney: Contemporary Mythologies by Matthew BarneyMatthew Barney: Contemporary Mythologies by Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney: Contemporary Mythologies

By (artist)Matthew BarneyEditorOlga Gambari

Hardcover | September 30, 2009

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New York Times critic Michael Kimmelman has called Matthew Barney "the most important American artist of his generation." Most known for his epic film series Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002) and Drawing Restraint (2005), a feature film made with his partner, Björk, Barney's technically and conceptually fastidious work conflates various personal and universal mythologies into narratives that are famously difficult to unravel. This volume compiles work from Barney's solo exhibitions at Turin's Fondazione Merz and National Museum of Cinema, as well as coverage of the International Festival of Philosophy of Contemporary Art, a collaboration between the Fondazione Merz and the University of Turin for which Barney was featured in conversation with Richard Flood and Arthur C. Danto.
Art critic and philosopher Arthur C. Danto was born in 1924. He received a B.A. from Wayne State University in 1948 and a M.A. and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, in 1949 and 1952, respectively. He began teaching at Columbia University in 1951 and has been a professor since 1966. He has received many fellowships and grants including ...
Title:Matthew Barney: Contemporary MythologiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 30, 2009Publisher:Fondazione merz/ hopefulmonster EditoreLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8877572353

ISBN - 13:9788877572356